overbrief

adjective

over·​brief ˌō-vər-ˈbrēf How to pronounce overbrief (audio)
: excessively short or brief
An almost absurdly overbrief way of summing up these matters …Alan Montefiore
A moment of nervous laughter, overloud and overbrief.R. Scott Bakker

Word History

First Known Use

1838, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of overbrief was in 1838

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“Overbrief.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overbrief. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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