adjective, brisk·er, brisk·est.
verb (used with or without object), brisked, brisk·ing.
- brisbane box,
- brisement forcé,
Origin of brisk
Examples from the Web for brisker
His manners were brisker, as if the angler's lie had done him good.Tomaso's Fortune and Other Stories|Henry Seton Merriman
His voice assumed a brisker tone with a note of anxiety in it.Boy Scouts in Southern Waters|G. Harvey Ralphson
Neither had Logan or Whitney, business having been brisker than they admitted.Emmy Lou's Road to Grace|George Madden Martin
He walked slowly to the high-road, and then westward with brisker step.In Friendship's Guise|Wm. Murray Graydon
He went on a lighter and a brisker man after having dealt with Mr. Simcox's house.This Freedom|A. S. M. Hutchinson
Word Origin for brisk
1550s, as Scottish bruisk, probably an alteration of French brusque (see brusque). Related: Briskly; briskness.