Definition of briskness in English:



  • See brisk

    • ‘It was pretty hot out, a change from the briskness of the past few days.’
    • ‘He retains much of the briskness and forthrightness of his early naval career.’
    • ‘The trio exited the station into the crisp briskness of the winter afternoon and hurried for the carriage.’
    • ‘There's a chill in the night air, and a certain briskness to the mornings.’
    • ‘He ushered them all into the stagecoach with a briskness that somewhat annoyed Tabitha.’
    • ‘The story unfolds with unaccustomed briskness, and the period setting seems exactly right.’