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"
bracing, brisk, fresh, refreshing, refreshful, tonic(adj)
imparting vitality and energy
"the bracing mountain air"
"doing a brisk business"
brisk, brisk up, brisken(verb)
"business brisked up"
Full of liveliness and activity; characterized by quickness of motion or action; lively; spirited; quick.
We took a brisk walk yesterday.
Full of spirit of life; effervescing, as liquors; sparkling; as, brisk cider.
Stimulating or invigorating.
This morning was a brisk fall day. It wasn't cold enough for frost but you wanted to keep moving.
Origin: Uncertain. Compare brysg and .
full of liveliness and activity; characterized by quickness of motion or action; lively; spirited; quick
full of spirit of life; effervesc/ng, as liquors; sparkling; as, brick cider
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
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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The numerical value of brisk in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of brisk in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
If gasoline prices fall even further, we could be in for brisk summer at the pump.
That is foundational for ... investments to come and for economic growth to be more brisk.
This study showed that brisk walking can be used as a strategy to reduce momentary food craving.
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.
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.
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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
- mundrs, ņiprs, žirgts, možs, spirgts, kustīgsLatvian
- opwekkend, levendig, opgewektDutch
- отры́вистый, бодря́щий, ре́зкий, све́жий, энерги́чный, живо́й, оживлённыйRussian
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