What does the word curt mean?

Usage examples for curt

  1. With a curt " Come," he took her hand, whispering, " Hermon is joyously expecting your visit." – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. A wife must go with her husband, he answered; his tone curt and bitter. – By Wit of Woman by Arthur W. Marchmont
  3. Marcia tosses her head with a curt farewell. – Floyd Grandon's Honor by Amanda Minnie Douglas
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