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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Brief and to the point; Marked by rude or peremptory shortness.

Usage examples (39)
  • With a curt nod, he turned away and sat down.
  • He would speak a curt farewell and step out of the lives of the two.
  • You know curt, that is the trouble reviewing stuff nobody does first.
  • Unless they actually meant to be 'curt' to someone, like actually being rude to customers ... for more
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