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Dictionary entry overview: What does terse mean?
• TERSE (adjective)
The adjective TERSE has 1 sense:
1. brief and to the point; effectively cut short
Familiarity information: TERSE used as an adjective is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
|Sense 1||terse [BACK TO TOP]|
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
concise (expressing much in few words)
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