What does brisk mean?

Definitions for brisk
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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.

    Etymology: Uncertain. Compare brysg and .

  2. brisk(Adjective)

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

    Etymology: Uncertain. Compare brysg and .

  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.

    Etymology: 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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Brisk

    brisk, adj. full of life and spirit: active: sharp: effervescing, as liquors.—v.t. to enliven, freshen.—v.i. to cheer up.—adjs. Brisk′ish, Brisk′y, (Shak.).—adv. Brisk′ly.—n. Brisk′ness. [Dr Murray notes that the word is first found in the end of the 16th century; prob. W. brysg, swift of foot; cf. Gael. brisg, Ir. briosg.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of brisk in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of brisk in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of brisk in a Sentence

  1. Aaron Smith-McLallen:

    You don’t have to do it in a brisk way or elevate your heart rate, just increasing the number of steps will have a lot of impact.

  2. 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.

  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. 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 ...

  5. Adrian Meule:

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

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Translations for brisk

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

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