adjective, brisk·er, brisk·est.
verb (used with or without object), brisked, brisk·ing.
Words nearby brisk
Origin of brisk
OTHER WORDS FROM briskbrisk·ly, adverbbrisk·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for brisked
Susan brisked up a little for the occasion, and looked very pretty as bridesmaid.The Courtship of Susan Bell|Anthony Trollope
I gave it him, and was not disappointed in the result, for he brisked up wonderfully.Maiwa's Revenge|H. Rider Haggard
He woke up when the march was over and brisked up his moustache.Villa Rubein and Other Stories|John Galsworthy
Mr. Churchill brisked up, tossed off his port, and was ready for the smoking-room at once.A Humble Enterprise|Ada Cambridge
As I was devouring the child with last kisses, it brisked up and jabbered out its vocabulary!A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)