What are some alternative words for curt?

Synonyms for curtkɜrt

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term curt.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. brusque, brusk, curt, short(p)(adj)

    marked by rude or peremptory shortness

    "try to cultivate a less brusque manner"; "a curt reply"; "the salesgirl was very short with him"

    prolix, courteous

  2. crisp, curt, laconic, terse(adj)

    brief and to the point; effectively cut short

    "a crisp retort"; "a response so curt as to be almost rude"; "the laconic reply; `yes'"; "short and terse and easy to understand"

    nipping, short(p), sharp, brusk, kinky, laconic, snappy, crisp, terse, curt, frizzly, frizzy, brusque, crispy, nippy, frosty, nappy

    courteous, prolix


  1. Curt(propernoun)

    A short form of the male given name Curtis

    brusque, abrupt, blunt

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. curt(a.)

    short (usually in an ill sense, implying crustiness), brief, concise, terse, laconic

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:


Translations for curt

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for curt »


Find a translation for the curt synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

Images & Illustrations of curt

     Images & Illustrations of curt Images & Illustrations of curt Images & Illustrations of curt

Discuss these curt synonyms with the community:


Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:


"curt." Synonyms.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2018. Web. 20 Mar. 2018. <https://www.synonyms.net/synonym/curt>.

Are we missing a good synonym for curt?

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for curt:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.