overbrief

adjective over·brief \ ˌō-vər-ˈbrēf \

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

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