Translation of brisk in Spanish:

brisk

Pronunciation: /brɪsk/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (lively, quick) [pace] rápido y enérgico, brioso; [walk] a paso ligero trading was brisk on the Stock Exchange hubo gran actividad en la Bolsa ice-cream sellers did a brisk trade los vendedores de helados vendieron muchísimo 1.2 (efficient, energetic) [person/manner] enérgico or dinámico y eficiente the service is brisk el servicio es rápido y eficiente
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    • That done, she departed for the stables at a brisk speedy walk.
    • Navi took a quick break from their brisk walk by leaning against one of the light poles.
    • Darren had to hurry to keep pace with his father's brisk walk.
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    • The answering tone was brisk and businesslike, as if this happened ordinarily and every day.
    • She said all this in a brisk voice but faltered slightly when she saw all my luggage.
    • ‘Time to go, Cheri,’ Mrs Barnes chirped in brisk tones.
    1.3 (fresh and invigorating) [wind/morning] fresco
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    • A cold, brisk wind fills the square on a grey Saturday afternoon.
    • Though the wind was brisk and chilly, the sun was bright and warm.
    • The September night was chilly, with a brisk wind picking up, but neither seemed to notice.

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