Brusque in a Sentence

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Brusque - Definition

blunt in manner or speech to the point of harshness

Use Brusque in a sentence

What did I do to make you so brusque with me?

The salesgirl’s brusque manner made me change my mind about shopping in the store.

The brusque server will not be getting a tip from me!

When we met in person, she came across as rather brusque.

Because they are so busy, flight attendants often appear brusque.

Even though my doctor has been brusque with me at times, I still like him because he is generally a nice person.

In certain cultures, it is natural for single women to be brusque when approached by men they do not know.

Exhausted by a twelve hour flight, the singer had to work hard to not be brusque with her fans.

Since he had burned so many bridges with his brusque attitude, no one wanted to work with him.

After the home invasion, Margaret was brusque with every stranger who came to her front door.

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Brusque synonyms

harsh, hasty, blunt, crusty, impolite, rough, curt, rude, unmannerly

Brusque antonyms

patient, civil, gentle, courteous, accommodating, gracious, polite, well-mannered