Definition of bracingly in English:



  • See bracing

    bracing (sense 1)
    • ‘It has its eccentricities, but its characters are so bracingly, stunningly normal that its barebones and tired plot ultimately is the thing you remember the most.’
    • ‘That's why I prefer a sweet, smooth, rounded ruby port wine with chocolate, rather than a bracingly intense wine, like Cabernet or Zinfandel.’
    • ‘The semi-Mediterranean menu is bracingly spare.’
    • ‘His best pictures impress you with their combination of sensuous delight and intellectual brio - a one-two which feels bracingly fresh in today's artistic climate.’
    • ‘To complete a memorable visit, at high tide we swam in the bracingly clear waters of South Harbour.’