curt

360 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[kˈɜːt], [kˈɜːt], [k_ˈɜː_t]
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Synonyms for Curt:

concise (adjective)

abrupt, blunt, brief, brusque, compact, concise, incisive, short, short and sweet, succinct, terse, to the point.

severe (adjective)

Draconian, Spartan, acerbic, acrimonious, acute, ascetic, astringent, austere, authoritarian, basic, bleak, brisk, caustic, censorious, chilly, cool, correct, crisp, critical, cutting, demanding, disciplined, dour, dry, exacting, frosty, fundamental, grim, gruff, harsh, hidebound, icy, imperial, inflexible, intense, intolerant, keen, lean, meticulous, obdurate, obstinate, oppressive, piquant, precise, prudish, puritanical, raw, relentless, rigid, rigorous, severe, sharp, spare, stark, stern, stiff-necked, strait-laced, strict, stringent, tart, unbending, uncompromising.

short (adjective)

abridged, clipped, condensed, little, low, petite, picayune, puny, runty, small, squat, stumpy.

taciturn (adjective)

close-lipped, mum, reserved, reticent, taciturn, tight-lipped, un-talkative.

Other synonyms and related words:

Clodhopping, Incommunicable, Short-spoken, Snippety, abbreviate, abbreviated, abridge, acerb, acid, acidulous, aggressive, aphoristic, aposiopestic, bad-humoured, bad-mannered, bad-tempered, bearish, beastly, becoming dry, bilious, biting, bitter, bluff, blustering, bold, boorish, brash, breviloquent, brittle, brusk, candid, cantankerous, capricious, capsule, captious, carping, cavalier, choleric, chunky, churlish, close, close-tongued, closemouthed, closetongued, coarse, compendiary, compendious, compendium, complaining, compressed, concealing, contracted, costive, crabbed, crabby, cranky, crispy, cross, crotchety, crude, crunchy, crusty, curmudgeonly, curtailed, curtal, curtate, cut, decurtate, direct, disagreeable, discontented, discourteous, disobliging, disrespectful, docked, downright, dry land, dumb, dumpy, dyspeptic, economical of words, edgy, elliptic, elliptical, embittered, epigrammatic, exact, excitable, explosive, fault-finding, fleeting, flippant, fractious, frank, fresh, fretful, frizzly, frizzy, glib, gloomy, gnomic, grouchy, grumpy, half-hearted, hot-blooded, hot-tempered, hotheaded, huffish, huffy, hypersensitive, ill-bred, ill-humoured, ill-mannered, ill-natured, ill-tempered, impatient, imperious, impertinent, impolite, impudent, in a pique, in high dudgeon, inadequate, incommunicative, inconsiderate, inconversable, indelicate, indignant, indisposed to talk, insolent, instantaneous, insulting, irascible, irritable, kinky, lacking rain, laconic, light, loutish, marrowy, misbehaved, monosyllabic, moody, morose, most direct, mute, myopic, nappy, nasty, neat, nippy, not tall, oblate, off-hand, offensive, offhand, outrageous, outspoken, overbearing, peevish, peremptory, perfunctory, petulant, piqued, pithy, plain-spoken, pocket, pointed, poor, pregnant, present, pruned, pug, quaint, querulous, quick, quiet, retrousse, rough, rough-spoken, rude, rudely brief, sarcastic, saucy, scrimp, sensitive, sententious, shorn, short by, short-tempered, shortened, shortest, shortly, shortsighted, shrewish, silent, smooth, snappish, snappy, snippy, snug, sour, sparing of words, speechless, splenetic, squab, squabby, stinging, stocky, straight, straightforward, stubbed, stubby, sudden, sulky, sullen, summary, surly, synopsized, synoptic, tactless, telegraphic, temperamental, testy, tetchy, the point, thickset, thoughtless, thumbnail, tight, tight rope, tightlipped, tongue-tied, touchy, transient, trenchant, truculent, truncated, unceremonious, uncivil, uncivilized, uncommunicable, uncommunicative, uncomplicated, uncooperative, uncourtly, uncouth, uncultured, undiplomatic, unforbearing, unfriendly, ungentlemanly, ungracious, unladylike, unloquacious, unmannered, unmannerly, unpleasant, unrefined, untalkative, vexed, volatile, vulgar, waspish, whining, word-bound, wordless.

Rhymes for Curt:

  1. hurt, evert, shirt, invert, pervert, pert, revert, overt, divert, dirt, turret, girt, insert, flirt, subvert, blurt, exert, skirt, dessert, squirt, spurt, inert, unhurt, burt;
  2. assert, convert, avert, advert, alert, concert, desert;
  3. reassert, disconcert;

Quotes for Curt:

  1. You know, you meet some people, and do a lot of interviews, and you come across a Buck O'Neill and you know you are going to know him for the rest of your life. The same thing happened with Curt Flood. Ken Burns.
  2. They can't have Randy Johnson and Curt Schilling lose a game. Keith Hernandez.