brusque, brusk, curt, short(p)(adj)
marked by rude or peremptory shortness
"try to cultivate a less brusque manner"; "a curt reply"; "the salesgirl was very short with him"
Rudely abrupt, unfriendly.
rough and prompt in manner; blunt; abrupt; bluff; as, a brusque man; a brusque style
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
brōōsk, adj. blunt, abrupt in manner, rude.—adv. Brusque′ly.—ns. Brusque′ness; Brusque′rie. [Fr. brusque; rude. See Brisk.]
The numerical value of brusque in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of brusque in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Bernie is modulating his temperament. He is a brusque person who has a tendency to be dismissive, but he is accentuating the winning side of his personality, he is trying to convince people that he is a candidate with mass appeal.
But he can be very aggressive, very strong and he speaks loud and in a rat, tat, tat, tat, drum beat. bernie is modulating his temperament. He is a brusque person who has a tendency to be dismissive, but he is accentuating the winning side of his personality.
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- безцеремонен, рязък, грубBulgarian
- brüskierend, brüskGerman
- durva, nyersHungarian
- hantam kromo, kasar, serampanganIndonesian
- stuttur í spuna, þurr á manninn, ruddalegur, byrstur, hranalegur, stuttaralegurIcelandic
- brusca, bruscoItalian
- ぶっきら棒, 素っ気ない, 無礼Japanese
- szorstki, opryskliwyPolish
- brusca, bruscoPortuguese
- бесцеремонный, резкий, грубыйRussian
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