Meaning & Definition of Curt in English
1. Marked by rude or peremptory shortness
- "Try to cultivate a less brusque manner"
- "A curt reply"
- "The salesgirl was very short with him"
2. Brief and to the point
- Effectively cut short
- "A crisp retort"
- "A response so curt as to be almost rude"
- "The laconic reply
- "Short and terse and easy to understand"