Tuesday, May 23, 2000
laconic adjective [luh-KON-ik] using few words; expressing much in few words; concise: a laconic reply.
Definitions for laconic
- using few words; expressing much in few words; concise: a laconic reply.
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Citations for laconic
Veni, vidi, vici: I came, I saw, I conquered… They were the three laconic words Caesar used to describe what happened when he finally met King Pharnaces of Pontus.
Zink appears to have sprung fully-formed on to the page, her narrative voice laconic and scalpel-sharp, and often shockingly funny in its dry asides and understatements.