adjective, brisk·er, brisk·est.
verb (used with or without object), brisked, brisk·ing.
Origin of brisk
Examples from the Web for brisk
The Spire, like most fountains, has the basics -- Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Sierra Mist, Brisk Iced Tea and SoBe Lifewater.
The voting was brisk although not as much compared to recent elections, locals said.
Opt for a brisk 20-minute walk around the park to get your blood pumping.
In the fetal position, she begins shivering from the brisk wind.
There was brisk vehicular traffic all along the road, and most of it German.The Man Who Knew Russia Best: George Kennan’s Revealing Diaries|James A. Warren|March 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A brisk trade was soon opened; the articles in greatest request being powder and ball.
The village lay three miles from the post, and during the day, Dillon considered it nothing more than a brisk walk.Feet Of Clay|Phillip Hoskins
A brisk breath of wind from the Fjord came careering through the gallery, and blew coldly upon his forehead.Thelma|Marie Corelli
He was a brisk sort of fellow, and he was working at his breakfast busily.Two Arrows|William O. Stoddard
Set it over a brisk fire, and keep it scalding hot till all the grapes have burst.Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches|Eliza Leslie
British Dictionary definitions for brisk
Word Origin for brisk
Word Origin and History for brisk
1550s, as Scottish bruisk, probably an alteration of French brusque (see brusque). Related: Briskly; briskness.