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BRISK

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does brisk mean? 

BRISK (adjective)
  The adjective BRISK has 3 senses:

1. quick and energetic
2. imparting vitality and energy
3. very active

  Familiarity information: BRISK used as an adjective is uncommon.


BRISK (verb)
  The verb BRISK has 1 sense:

1. become brisk

  Familiarity information: BRISK used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BRISK (adjective)


Sense 1brisk [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Quick and energetic

Synonyms:

zippy; spanking; brisk; rattling; merry; lively; snappy

Context examples:

a brisk walk in the park / a lively gait / a merry chase / traveling at a rattling rate / a snappy pace / a spanking breeze

Similar:

energetic (possessing or exerting or displaying energy)


Sense 2brisk [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Imparting vitality and energy

Synonyms:

energizing; energising; refreshing; bracing; refreshful; brisk; fresh; tonic

Context example:

the bracing mountain air

Similar:

invigorating (imparting strength and vitality)


Sense 3brisk [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Very active

Context example:

doing a brisk business

Similar:

active (full of activity or engaged in continuous activity)


BRISK (verb)


Sense 1brisk [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Become brisk

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

brisk; brisk up; brisken

Context example:

business brisked up

Hypernyms (to "brisk" is one way to...):

accelerate; quicken; speed; speed up (move faster)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s


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