HyperDic: curt

English > 2 senses of the word curt:
ADJECTIVEallcurt, brusque, brusk, shortmarked by rude or peremptory shortness
allcurt, crisp, laconic, tersebrief and to the point
curt > pronunciation
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English > curt: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningmarked by rude or peremptory shortness.
Example "a curt reply"
Synonymsbrusque, brusk, short
Broaderdiscourteousshowing no courtesy
Spanishbrusca, brusco, cortante, seco
Catalanbrusc, sec
Nounscurtnessan abrupt discourteous manner
Adverbscurtlyin a curt, abrupt and discourteous manner
English > curt: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningbrief and to the point; effectively cut short.
Example "a response so curt as to be almost rude"
Synonymscrisp, laconic, terse
BroaderconciseExpressing much in few words
Spanishconciso, corto, directo, lacónica, lacónico, seca, seco, sucinto
Catalanbreu, concís, curt, directe, lacònic, succint

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