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Adjective: curt (curter,curtest)  kurt
  1. Marked by rude or peremptory shortness
    "a curt reply";
    - brusque, brusk [non-standard], short, snippy
     
  2. Brief and to the point; effectively cut short
    "a response so curt as to be almost rude";
    - crisp, laconic, terse

Derived forms: curtest, curter

See also: concise, discourteous, ignorant

Encyclopedia: Curt