Part of speech:
(--- popularly) Not diphthongized [the short a in “pan”]
Characterized by brevity, incisiveness, directness, etc.
(Archaic) Short or shortened
The definition of hasty is done very quickly, generally with little thought or attention.
Of small importance or consideration; trifling:
Narrow; small; close
The definition of skimpy is not enough or something that is too small or not full enough.
The definition of gruff is something harsh sounding, or someone who is abrupt and short-tempered.
Having, resembling, or being a crust:
Having a dull edge or end; not sharp.
Characterized by rapid motion; swift.
Moving, progressing, or occurring with speed; swift; fast; quick
Reacting immediately and sharply:
Disposed to dissipation; wild:
(--- popularly) Diphthongized
Having length; long; esp., too long, or so long as to be tiresome
Loud and firm; resounding:
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