|Origin:||Probably from French brusque; BRUSQUE|
quick, practical and showing that you want to get things done quickly:
Her tone of voice is brisk.
trade or business that is brisk is very busy, with a lot of products being sold:
The public bar was already doing a brisk trade.
weather that is brisk is cold and clear
They walked briskly.
—briskness noun [uncountable]