overbrief

adjective
over·​brief | \ ˌō-vər-ˈbrēf How to pronounce overbrief (audio) \

Definition of overbrief

: 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

First Known Use of overbrief

1838, in the meaning defined above

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“Overbrief.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overbrief. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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