Brusque - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |brʌsk|  American pronunciation of the word brusque
Brit.  |brʊsk|  British pronunciation of the word brusque
- marked by rude or peremptory shortness (syn: curt, short)
try to cultivate a less brusque manner

Examples

She asked for a cup of coffee and received a brusque reply: “We don't have any.”

The teacher was brusque and impatient.

try to cultivate a less brusque manner

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