Definitions for briskbrɪsk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alert, brisk, lively, merry, rattling, snappy, spanking, zippy(adj)

    quick and energetic

    "a brisk walk in the park"; "a lively gait"; "a merry chase"; "traveling at a rattling rate"; "a snappy pace"; "a spanking breeze"

  2. bracing, brisk, fresh, refreshing, refreshful, tonic(adj)

    imparting vitality and energy

    "the bracing mountain air"

  3. brisk(verb)

    very active

    "doing a brisk business"

  4. brisk, brisk up, brisken(verb)

    become brisk

    "business brisked up"

Wiktionary

  1. brisk(Adjective)

    Full of liveliness and activity; characterized by quickness of motion or action; lively; spirited; quick.

    We took a brisk walk yesterday.

  2. brisk(Adjective)

    Full of spirit of life; effervescing, as liquors; sparkling; as, brisk cider.

  3. brisk(Adjective)

    Stimulating or invigorating.

    This morning was a brisk fall day. It wasn't cold enough for frost but you wanted to keep moving.

  4. Origin: Uncertain. Compare brysg and .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Brisk(adj)

    full of liveliness and activity; characterized by quickness of motion or action; lively; spirited; quick

  2. Brisk(adj)

    full of spirit of life; effervesc/ng, as liquors; sparkling; as, brick cider

  3. Brisk

    to make or become lively; to enliven; to animate; to take, or cause to take, an erect or bold attitude; -- usually with up

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Patrick DeHaan:

    If gasoline prices fall even further, we could be in for brisk summer at the pump.

  2. Adrian Meule:

    This study showed that brisk walking can be used as a strategy to reduce momentary food craving.

  3. Butler:

    All smatterers are more brisk and pert Than those who understand an art; As little sparkles shine more bright Than glowing coals that gave them light.

  4. Peter Kokkinos:

    The emphasis should be placed on relatively longer exercise duration and moderate intensity, like a brisk walk, especially for older individuals, this approach carries a lower risk of injury.

  5. Yuri Trutnev:

    We want to develop the Kuriles at a brisk pace, the conditions are ideal there for fishing and fish farming. So we are inviting Japanese companies, and are ready to give them priority in joint ventures ...

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • жив, оживен, пенлив, свежBulgarian
  • svěží, živý, energetický, čilý, bystrýCzech
  • anregend, lebhaft, rege, vitalGerman
  • brusco, vital, vigorizante, brioso, enérgicoSpanish
  • reipas, rivakkaFinnish
  • animé, vif, stimulantFrench
  • vivaceItalian
  • mundrs, ņiprs, žirgts, možs, spirgts, kustīgsLatvian
  • haukoriMāori
  • opwekkend, levendig, opgewektDutch
  • energicznyPolish
  • отры́вистый, бодря́щий, ре́зкий, све́жий, энерги́чный, живо́й, оживлённыйRussian

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