- 1 quick; busy a brisk walk to set off at a brisk pace Ice-cream vendors were doing a brisk business (= selling a lot of ice cream).
- 2(of a person, their voice, or manner) practical and confident; showing a desire to get things done quickly His tone became brisk and businesslike.
- 3(of wind and the weather) cold but pleasantly fresh a brisk wind/breeze
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adverb “Never mind!” said Sybil briskly.
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