adjective, brisk·er, brisk·est.
verb (used with or without object), brisked, brisk·ing.
Origin of brisk
Synonyms for brisk
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Examples from the Web for brisking
Historical Examples of brisking
“He wandered off by himself,” Major Coote answered, brisking up a little.Athelstane Ford
The breeze was brisking, and the balloon tugged and leaped like a live thing.Motor Matt's Daring Rescue
Stanley R. Matthews
The two friends entered The Hague, brisking up their pace and stepping gallantly abreast.The Blue Pavilions
Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Word Origin for brisk
1550s, as Scottish bruisk, probably an alteration of French brusque (see brusque). Related: Briskly; briskness.