Definition of “brisk” - English Dictionary

“brisk” in British English

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uk /brɪsk/ us /brɪsk/
adverb uk /ˈbrɪ us /ˈbrɪ

She walked briskly into town.
Beat the eggs whites briskly until soft peaks form.
"Let's get it over with," he said briskly.
noun [ U ] uk /ˈbrɪsk.nəs/ us /ˈbrɪsk.nəs/

(Definition of “brisk” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“brisk” in American English

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briskadjective [ -er/-est only ]

us /brɪsk/

quick, energetic, and active:

I took a brisk walk.
Business has been brisk lately.
A brisk (= cold but pleasant) wind blew across the field.
adverb us /ˈbrɪsk·li/

She moved briskly toward the car.

(Definition of “brisk” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“brisk” in Business English

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uk /brɪsk/ us

quick and full of energy, and only saying what is necessary:

In the office, he was brisk and businesslike.

used to describe a situation in which there is a lot of activity:

Oil prices added over 2% in brisk trading yesterday.
American manufacturing was doing brisk business last month.

The product has been selling briskly despite the recession.

(Definition of “brisk” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)