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English definition of “curt”


adjective    /kɜrt/
(of a person’s manner or speech) rude as a result of being very quick or brief: He sent a curt, one-sentence letter of resignation to the mayor. curtly    /ˈkɜrt·li/ adverb She nodded to him curtly and kept talking to someone else.
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