And some of his problems were brought on by his brusque manner. Christianity Today (2000)But they are also slow to smile and rather brusque. Times, Sunday Times (2013)His manner is brusque but polite. The Sun (2008)His brusque manner drew heat. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She was brusque in manner but, as many of her staff would testify, extremely kind and helpful in case of need. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
偶尔使用。在柯林斯辞典中， brusque 是3万个最常用词之一。
英式英语: brusque ADJECTIVE
If you describe a person or their behaviour as brusque, you mean that they deal with or say things quickly and shortly, so that they seem to be rude.
The doctors are brusque and busy.
brusque 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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