Definitions for "Terse"
Keywords:  rude, laconic, curt, retort, abrupt
brief and to the point; effectively cut short; "a crisp retort"; "a response so curt as to be almost rude"; "the laconic reply; `yes'"; "short and terse and easy to understand"
Abrupt in manner often to the point of rudeness.
Appearing as if rubbed or wiped off; rubbed; smooth; polished.
Elegantly concise; free of superfluous words; polished to smoothness; as, terse language; a terse style.
Refined; accomplished; -- said of persons.