What does the word brisk mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Briskly.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Briskness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Quick; sprightly; lively.

Usage examples for brisk

  1. In spite, however, of their poor condition, competition ran high; the bidding was brisk, and they were rapidly " knocked down," one after the other, until the whole of the cargo was cleared. – The Voyage of the Aurora by Harry Collingwood
  2. January 11.- Brisk north wind. – Ismailia by Samuel W. Baker
  3. The stranger wore rather good store clothes, and his manner was brisk and wholly business- like. – Masters of the Wheat-Lands by Harold Bindloss