Brisk - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |brɪsk|  American pronunciation of the word brisk
Brit.  |brɪsk|  British pronunciation of the word brisk

verb

- become brisk(syn: brisken)

adjective

- quick and energetic(syn: alert, lively, merry, rattling, snappy, spanking, zippy)
- imparting vitality and energy (syn: bracing, fresh, refreshful, refreshing, tonic)
- very active

Examples

She answered the phone in a brisk voice.

They went for a brisk walk in the woods.

She walked at a brisk pace.

Business is brisk at the store.

There is a brisk market in old movie posters.

He was a bright, brisk lad, fresh from Oxford.

They set off at a brisk pace.

Her tone of voice is brisk.

The public bar was already doing a brisk trade.

They walked briskly.

a brisk walk in the park

A brisk walk is sufficient to raise your heart rate.

A brisk walk is part of her morning routine.

...one of the most healthful forms of exercise is a brisk walk...

A brisk walk in the cool morning air always invigorates me.

Word forms

adjective
comparative: brisker
superlative: briskest
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