adjective, brisk·er, brisk·est.
verb (used with or without object), brisked, brisk·ing.
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Origin of brisk
OTHER WORDS FROM briskbriskly, adverbbriskness, noun
Example sentences from the Web for brisk
This year, the stores are seeing far less tourist traffic than is typical in normally tourist-heavy Reykjavík, but an online store launched in 2019 has been doing brisk business with sweater-buyers around the world.Sweater weather transports this writer to places like Scotland, Ireland and Norway|Karen Gardiner|December 17, 2020|Washington Post
Winds remain brisk overnight as we dry out, and lows range through the 30s.D.C.-area forecast: Sunny and milder today, but a wet and windy start to the weekend|David Streit|December 3, 2020|Washington Post
Stores in cities that once did a brisk lunch business saw sales fall off a cliff.Ghost Kitchens Are the Wave of the Future. But Is That a Good Thing?|Kristen Hawley|November 9, 2020|Eater
There is an automatism to him, a preternatural talent for responding exactly, and briskly, with what is expected.
Anyone who thought Jacqueline Kennedy was cut off from the day-to-day trials of the New Frontier has now been briskly disabused.
While the fashion world wailed about the effect of the collapse of the economy on retail, she briskly assumed the leadership role.
The myth of “the Special Relationship” that Churchill invented is briskly demolished.
Why did no one call our attention to the beating of the big drum which was going on so briskly on the Teutonic Parnassus?Some Diversions of a Man of Letters|Edmund William Gosse
A short pull brought the dory on to land, and briskly the girls sprang ashore.The Girl Scouts at Sea Crest|Lillian Garis
Recognizing the little figure at the easel, they came at once to see what she was working at so briskly.A Fourth Form Friendship|Angela Brazil
Encouraged by the reports from Greenland, new colonists ventured out, and house-building went on briskly.Days of the Discoverers|L. Lamprey
"Well, I'm going," said Caroline so briskly that her mother and sisters looked at her in surprise.The Builders|Ellen Glasgow