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curt

curt

 
 
pronunciation:
kuhrt
part of speech: adjective
inflections: curter, curtest
definition 1: unpleasantly abrupt; brusque.
a curt greeting
synonyms:
abrupt, brisk, brusque, short
antonyms:
expansive
similar words:
bluff, blunt, crusty, gruff, plump, rude, snappish, snippy, unceremonious
definition 2: short; terse.
a curt speech
synonyms:
short, terse
antonyms:
voluble
similar words:
abbreviated, brief, concise, laconic, pithy, succinct
derivations: curtly (adv.), curtness (n.)