Examples of curt in a sentence
He gave only a curt reply to the question.
<she was offended by the curt reply to her well-meaning question>
Origin and Etymology of curt
Latin curtus mutilated, curtailed — more at shear
First Known Use: 1630
Synonym Discussion of curt
CURT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of curt for English Language Learners
: said or done in a quick and impolite way
CURT Defined for Kids
Definition of curt for Students
: rudely brief in language <a curt answer>
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