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Synonyms for briskbrɪsk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alert, brisk, lively, merry, rattling, snappy, spanking, zippy(adj)

    quick and energetic

    "a brisk walk in the park"; "a lively gait"; "a merry chase"; "traveling at a rattling rate"; "a snappy pace"; "a spanking breeze"

    Synonyms:
    jovial, natty, marvelous, festive, rattling(a), brisk, wondrous, nipping, peppy, spruce, resilient, mirthful, jocund, frosty, festal, tremendous, grand, marvellous, snappy, live, racy, bouncing, watchful, lively, bouncy, wonderful, dapper, jolly, gay, spanking, springy, alive(p), tonic, fresh, awake(p), nippy, raffish, jaunty, fantastic, alert, merry, terrific, spiffy, rakish, rattling, snappish, howling(a), refreshful, dashing, spirited, full of life, bracing, crisp, whipping, refreshing, zippy, vital

    Antonyms:
    unenrgetic, debilitating, inactive, lethargic

  2. bracing, brisk, fresh, refreshing, refreshful, tonic(adj)

    imparting vitality and energy

    "the bracing mountain air"

    Synonyms:
    tonic, spanking, bracing, wise, refreshful, lively, refreshing, fresh, new, snappy, novel, brisk, tonal, smart, reinvigorated, unfermented, accented, impertinent, sweet, unused, saucy, merry, clean, sassy, impudent, refreshed, invigorated, zippy, rattling, overbold, alert

    Antonyms:
    inactive, unenrgetic, debilitating, lethargic

  3. brisk(verb)

    very active

    "doing a brisk business"

    Synonyms:
    refreshing, spanking, tonic, refreshful, fresh, alert, zippy, lively, merry, rattling, snappy, bracing

    Antonyms:
    debilitating, lethargic, unenrgetic, inactive

  4. brisk, brisk up, brisken(verb)

    become brisk

    "business brisked up"

    Synonyms:
    brisk, brisk up, brisken

    Antonyms:
    debilitating, lethargic, unenrgetic, inactive

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. brisk

    Active refers to both quickness and constancy of action; in the former sense it is allied with agile, alert, brisk, etc.; in the latter, with busy, diligent, industrious. The active love employment, the busy are actually employed, the diligent and the industrious are habitually busy. The restless are active from inability to keep quiet; their activity may be without purpose, or out of all proportion to the purpose contemplated. The officious are undesirably active in the affairs of others. Compare ALERT; ALIVE; MEDDLESOME.

    Synonyms:
    active, agile, alert, bustling, busy, diligent, energetic, expeditious, industrious, lively, mobile, nimble, officious, prompt, quick, ready, restless, sprightly, spry, supple, vigorous, wide awake

    Antonyms:
    dull, heavy, idle, inactive, indolent, inert, lazy, quiescent, quiet, slow, sluggish, stupid

    Preposition:
    Active in work, in a cause; for an object, as for justice; with persons or instrumentalities; about something, as about other people's business.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. brisk(a.)

    Synonyms:
    active, lively, smart, agile, nimble, quick, smart, alert, spry, spirited, vivacious, sprightly


Translations for brisk

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • жив, оживен, пенлив, свежBulgarian
  • svěží, živý, energetický, čilý, bystrýCzech
  • anregend, lebhaft, rege, vitalGerman
  • brusco, vital, vigorizante, brioso, enérgicoSpanish
  • reipas, rivakkaFinnish
  • animé, vif, stimulantFrench
  • vivaceItalian
  • mundrs, ņiprs, žirgts, možs, spirgts, kustīgsLatvian
  • haukoriMāori
  • opwekkend, levendig, opgewektDutch
  • energicznyPolish
  • отры́вистый, бодря́щий, ре́зкий, све́жий, энерги́чный, живо́й, оживлённыйRussian

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