What does brusque mean?

Definitions for brusquebrʌsk; esp. Brit. brʊsk

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word brusque.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"


  1. brusque(Adjective)

    Rudely abrupt, unfriendly.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Brusque(adj)

    rough and prompt in manner; blunt; abrupt; bluff; as, a brusque man; a brusque style

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Brusque

    brōōsk, adj. blunt, abrupt in manner, rude.—adv. Brusque′ly.—ns. Brusque′ness; Brusque′rie. [Fr. brusque; rude. See Brisk.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of brusque in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of brusque in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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