Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Abrupt in manner; rough; rude.
  • Synonyms see abrupt.
  • To treat with scant courtesy or in a brusk, offhand way: as,”in this first dialogue he brusques Tasso,”
  • In heraldry, tawny.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Same as brusque.

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  • adjective US Alternative spelling of brusque.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective marked by rude or peremptory shortness

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