Definition of Brisky

1. Adjective. (rare) Somewhat brisk; lively; energetic.''Oxford English Dictionary'', 2nd ed., 1989. ¹



2. Noun. (rare probably obsolete possibly nonstandard) A britchka, a type of horse-drawn carriage. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Brisky

1. in a brisk manner [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Brisky

brisked
brisken
briskened
briskens
brisker
briskest
brisket
brisket disease
briskets
brisking
briskish
briskly
briskness
brisknesses
brisks
brisky (current term)
brisling
brislings
brisses
bristle
bristle-pointed
bristle-shaped
bristle at
bristle brush
bristle cell
bristle fern
bristle up
bristlebird
bristlebirds

Literary usage of Brisky

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare (1912)
"Flu.4 C. "Most radiant Pyramus, most lily- white of hue, Of colour like the red rose on triumphant brier, Most brisky juvenal and eke most lovely Jew, ..."

2. Monologues, Epigrams, Epitaphs and Parodies (1910)
"Cheerily I'd drinked the whisky, and me thoughts a little briskybrisky for me Mary Moore; for the lump of a darlint That I called my Mary Moore— Mary, ..."

3. Shakespeare's Midsummer-night's Dream by William Shakespeare (1870)
"Most radiant Pyramus, most lily-white of hue, Of color like the red rose on triumphant brier, Most brisky juvenal, and eke most lovely Jew, ..."

4. Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of Washington by Arthur Remington, Solon Dickerson Williams, Washington (State). Supreme Court (1920)
"... commenced an action in the superior court of Chelan county, which said case was numbered 1455 and entitled 'George W. brisky on his own behalf and as ..."

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