Abrupt and rude in fashion or message; discourteously dull. Some guy that is type, thoughtful, ample & caring and basically the loveliest guy on earth! (adj.) Brisk and Business-like Speech: Blunt, straight to the idea, harshAlso: brusklyConnotation: Neutral/negative Slang term for the extra bits of difficult candy or candies being remaining through the creation of boiled sweets. Originates in Cork, Ireland.