HyperDic: brusque

English > 1 sense of the word brusque:
ADJECTIVEallbrusque, brusk, curt, shortmarked by rude or peremptory shortness
brusque > pronunciation
Soundsbrah'sk
Rhymesbusk ... tusk: 12 rhymes with ahsk...
English > brusque: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningmarked by rude or peremptory shortness.
Example"try to cultivate a less brusque manner"
Synonymsbrusk, curt, short
Broaderdiscourteousshowing no courtesy
Spanishbrusca, brusco, cortante, seco
Catalanbrusc, sec
Nounsbrusquenessan abrupt discourteous manner
Adverbsbrusquelyin a blunt direct manner

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