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brisk
American English: /brɪsk/
British English: /brɪsk/

Translation of brisk in Spanish:

adjective

  • 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
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 2 (efficient, energetic)
    (person/manner)
    enérgico or dinámico y eficiente
    the service is brisk
    el servicio es rápido y eficiente
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 3 (fresh and invigorating)
    (wind/morning)
    fresco
    Example sentences
    • 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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