[ UK /kˈɜːt/ ]
[ US /ˈkɝt/ ]
[ US /ˈkɝt/ ]
brief and to the point; effectively cut short
the laconic reply; `yes'
a response so curt as to be almost rude
a crisp retort
short and terse and easy to understand
marked by rude or peremptory shortness
try to cultivate a less brusque manner
a curt reply
the salesgirl was very short with him
How To Use curt In A Sentence
- It was a homey room, though a little too flowery for me, with prints of cabbage-size roses on the slipcovers and curtains. Dark Secrets 2: No Time to Die the Deep End of Fear
- So in terms of home furnishing it is expected to have curtain, bedspreads, cushion covers etc.
- It was mid autumn and the leaves were already starting to swirl around me as a harsher wind blew, creating almost a curtain of color each time the breeze came.
- The car comes as standard with a driver's and front passenger's airbag as well as side curtain airbags to prevent injury in side impacts.
- Of course people have noticed before that Matisse posed his models in flimsy, filmy harem pants on divans and cushions covered with flowered or striped stuffs against fabric screens and curtains.
- As the pattering rain gradually came to a stop, a glimmer of light filtered through the window curtain.
- This montbretia cultivar is an Alan Bloom hybrid Crocosmia x Curtonus which has flowers and foliage that are similar to gladiolus. Winter Plant Portrait-Croscosmias « Fairegarden
- Of course what is small will inevitably vary greatly according to the circumstances and to say that a curtilage is a small area is obviously not to provide any precise test of identification.
- Then, suddenly, the house turned itself into a Richard Curtis film - the one in which all those hard-hearted world leaders listen to a young wee Scots lassie who tells them that, yes, they can make poverty history, now!
- She unwound the curtain, then wet her fingers and patted his mussed gray hair.