More definitions of "brisk":
- (adj): Quick and energetic.
Example: "A brisk walk in the park"
Synonyms: lively, merry, rattling, snappy, spanking, zippy
Famous quotes containing the word brisk:
“I am as brown as brown can be,
And my eyes as black as sloe;
I am as brisk as brisk can be,
And wild as forest doe.”
—Unknown. The Brown Girl (l. 14)
“The setting was really perfect for a brisk bubbling murder....”
—Vladimir Nabokov (18991977)
“The westerner, normally, walks to get somewhere that he cannot get in an automobile or on horseback. Hiking for its own sake, for the sheer animal pleasure of good condition and brisk exercise, is not an easy thing for him to comprehend.”
—State of Utah, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)