Synonyms for brisk:
incorporated, infant, market-led, subsonic, dynamical, cold, business-to-business, short-staffed, upstart, tertiary, all-night, nonprofit, self-service, consumer-to-business, consumer-facing, bloated, speeding, offshore, driving, market-driven, unlisted, seething, overstaffed, labor-intensive, accredited, top-heavy, furious, mercantile, limited, C TO C, multiagency, chill, clipped, understaffed, land-based, winged, terse, not-for-profit, paperless, competitive, brick-and-mortar, mom-and-pop, blustery, one-stop, drive-through, self-financing, supersonic, collective, entrepreneurial, corporate, squally, monopolistic, high-speed, undermanned, deft, shortly, anticompetitive.
Other synonyms and related words:
facile, winged, expeditious, unused, existent, invigorating, forceful, rakish, thriving, upstart, bouncy, animate, dynamic, rattling, deft, existing, cold, hot, dynamical, short-staffed, businesslike, shortly, frisky, understaffed, supersonic, natty, spruce, pert, clean, springy, refreshful, sassy, breezy, infant, top-heavy, energetic, nimble, windy, stirring, jolly, mobile, brisken, vibrant, limited, smart, fresh, tertiary, dapper, diligent, stormy, active, astir, busy, tonic, high-speed, living, business-to-business, nippy, resilient, happening, strong, brisk up, driving, prompt, all-night, unfermented, hard, nipping, festive, mirthful, raffish, watchful, abubble, pizzazzy, ready, labor-intensive, accented, clipped, refreshing, jaunty, peppy, overbold, merry, nonprofit, Rapid-fire, energising, festal, blustery, bracing, sprightly, speeding, sweet, terse, impudent, squally, fleet-footed, prepared, agile, lightning, humming, light, bouncing, perky, zippy, strenuous, restless, novel, tonal, vigilant, energizing, dizzy, live, not-for-profit, vivacious, racy, enterprising, spanking, jazzy, Sparky, snappish, new, chill, full of life, spry, refreshed, undermanned, invigorated, predatory, brick-and-mortar, kinetic, impertinent, competitive, corporate, jovial, airy, alive, spirited, snappy, offshore.
chilly, refreshing (weather) (adjective)
fast-moving; active (adjective)
critical, obstinate, astringent, caustic, acute, icy, stark, exacting, spartan, intolerant, disciplined, hidebound, cool, keen, brusque, cutting, frosty, inflexible, oppressive, lean, short, draconian, stiff-necked, strict, meticulous, unbending, tart, harsh, bleak, intense, censorious, acrimonious, prudish, basic, stern, severe, curt, rigid, authoritarian, ascetic, correct, precise, abrupt, uncompromising, piquant, fundamental, acerbic, sharp, obdurate, imperial, demanding, blunt, chilly, gruff, spare, dry, crisp, grim, austere, dour, rigorous, stringent, strait-laced, puritanical, raw, relentless.
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Sense 4 (noun)
brisk up, brisken.
Usage examples for brisk:
- The Brisk Rabbi is silent, as though he did not understand what was being said to him. - "Stories and Pictures", Isaac Loeb Peretz.
- He spoke in a brisk, matter- of- fact way, and looked keenly from face to face of the two men as he ended. - "The Necromancers", Robert Hugh Benson.
- The man kept his eyes on the ground, passed them at a brisk walk and went on his way into the town. - "Simon", J. Storer Clouston.