[ UK /kˈɜːt/ ]
[ US /ˈkɝt/ ]
  1. 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
  2. marked by rude or peremptory shortness
    try to cultivate a less brusque manner
    a curt reply
    the salesgirl was very short with him
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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.
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