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Meaning of BRIEFLY

Pronunciation:  breeflee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adv]  for a short time; "she visited him briefly"; "was briefly associated with IBM"
  2. [adv]  in a concise manner; in a few words; "the history is summed up concisely in this book"; "she replied briefly"; "briefly, we have a problem"; "to put it shortly"

BRIEFLY is a 7 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: concisely, in brief, in short, shortly



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Brief"ly\, adv.
Concisely; in few words.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: accurately, aphoristically, bluntly, brusquely, compendiously, concisely, crisply, curtly, economically, exactly, fleetingly, flickeringly, flittingly, for a moment, hastily, hurriedly, in a capsule, in a nutshell, in an instant, in brief, in brief compass, in short, laconically, momentarily, pithily, pointedly, precisely, quickly, sententiously, shortly, sparely, succinctly, summarily, swiftly, synoptically, tersely, transiently