Definitions for tersetɜrs
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word terse
crisp, curt, laconic, terse(adj)
brief and to the point; effectively cut short
"a crisp retort"; "a response so curt as to be almost rude"; "the laconic reply; `yes'"; "short and terse and easy to understand"
Polished, burnished; smooth; fine, neat, spruce.
Brief, concise, to the point.
Abruptly or brusquely short.
Origin: From the year 1599, from ters, from tersus, perfect passive participle of tergo.
appearing as if rubbed or wiped off; rubbed; smooth; polished
refined; accomplished; -- said of persons
elegantly concise; free of superfluous words; polished to smoothness; as, terse language; a terse style
Anagrams of terse
ester, estre, reset, Reset, steer, stere, stree, trees
Translations for terse
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- prägnant, kurz angebunden, knappGerman
- απότομος, λακωνικόςGreek
- niukkasanainen, töksähtäväFinnish
- lapidaire, laconiqueFrench
- stuttur og gagnorður, stuttur og laggóðurIcelandic
- 簡明, ぶっきらぼうJapanese
- zwięzły, lakoniczny, krótki, lapidarnyPolish
- лаконичный, краткийRussian
- kısa ve öz, vecizTurkish
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