Last modified on 24 May 2014, at 13:54
See also: Curt

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Latin curtus (shortened).

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AdjectiveEdit

curt (comparative curter, superlative curtest)

  1. Brief or terse, especially to the point of being rude.
    • 1960, P. G. Wodehouse, Jeeves in the Offing, chapter XVIII and XIX:
      Again I begged her to keep an eye on her blood pressure and not get so worked up, and once more she brushed me off, this time with a curt request that I would go and boil my head. [...] Beginning with a curt “Listen, Buster,” she proceeded to sketch out with admirable clearness the salient points in the situation as she envisaged it [...]
  2. Short or concise.

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FriulianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin curtus.

AdjectiveEdit

curt m (feminine curte, masculine plural curts, feminine plural curtis)

  1. short

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LadinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin curtus.

AdjectiveEdit

curt m (plural cursc, feminine curta, feminine plural curtes)

  1. brief, short

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Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

curt f (oblique plural curz, nominative singular curt, nominative plural curz)

  1. Alternative form of cort.