Curt and Prolix

Curt

Show Definitions
Curt adjective – Being or characterized by direct, brief, and potentially rude speech or manner.
Usage example: she was offended by the curt reply to her well-meaning question

Prolix is an antonym for curt.
Nearby Word: curtly
Antonyms for Curt

Prolix

Show Definitions
Prolix adjective – Using or containing more words than necessary to express an idea.
Usage example: a person known for habitually transforming brief anecdotes into prolix sagas that exhaust their listeners

Curt is an antonym for prolix.
Nearby Word: prolixity
Antonyms for Prolix
Similar words of curt
Share this image

Similar words of prolix
Share this image
Cite this Source
Prolix and Curt. (2016). Retrieved 2021, April 12, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/curt/prolix
Curt & Prolix. N.p., 2016. Web. 12 Apr. 2021. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/curt/prolix>.
Prolix or Curt. 2016. Accessed April 12, 2021. https://thesaurus.plus/related/curt/prolix.

Antonyms for curt
Share this picture


Antonyms for prolix
Share this picture

Google Ngram Viewer shows how "curt" and "prolix" have occurred on timeline: