- 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 eficienteMore example sentences
More example sentences1.3 (fresh and invigorating) [wind/morning] fresco
- 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.
- 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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La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.