His tone is curt and hard. Times, Sunday Times (2011)My answers were short and curt, with an edge of sarcasm. Christianity Today (2000)No, was the politely curt reply. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He listened to a Walkman and answered in a curt, dismissive tone. Times, Sunday Times (2006)To my surprise, my dad sounded stern and curt, rather than persuasive and pleading. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
偶尔使用。在柯林斯辞典中， curt 是3万个最常用词之一。
英式英语: curt ADJECTIVE
If you describe someone as curt, you mean that they speak or reply in a brief and rather rude way.
Her tone of voice was curt.
curt 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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