Part of speech:
Marked by or showing consideration for others and observance of accepted social usage.
Not civilized; barbarous
Occurring in pieces; fragmentary.
Plain-spoken and abrupt
Having a rough and frank but affable manner
Expressing much in few words; clear and succinct.
Having a hidden or ambiguous meaning; mysterious; baffling
That cuts or for cutting
Brusque or stern in manner or appearance:
The definition of laconic refers to someone who doesn't talk a lot or uses very few words.
Terse and full of substance or meaning
Unpleasantly forceful or harsh:
Holding a trading position that is inversely related to the price of a security or index:
Lively or energetic; brisk:
Characterized by clear, precise expression in few words; concise and terse:
The definition of summary is a statement presenting the main points.
Having a sharp pungent taste; sour.
Less formal and ceremonious than is usual or expected; informal; familiar
Of considerable length, especially in time; extended:
Sufficiently observing or befitting accepted social usages; polite:
Using only a few words; laconic
Abrupt is when someone is short or curt in their manner or actions.
Find another word for curt. In this page you can discover 38 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for curt, like: brief, polite, uncivil, terse, snippy, blunt, bluff, brusque, concise, condensed and crabby.