Synonyms for curt

Synonyms for (adjective) curt

Synonyms: terse, laconic, curt, crisp

Definition: brief and to the point; effectively cut short

Usage: a crisp retort; a response so curt as to be almost rude; the laconic reply; `yes'; short and terse and easy to understand

Similar words: concise

Definition: expressing much in few words

Usage: a concise explanation


Synonyms: curt, brusk, brusque, short

Definition: marked by rude or peremptory shortness

Usage: try to cultivate a less brusque manner; a curt reply; the salesgirl was very short with him

Similar words: discourteous

Definition: showing no courtesy; rude

Usage: a distant and at times discourteous young