[ bre-vil-uh-kwuhnt ]
/ brɛˈvɪl ə kwənt /


speaking or expressed in a concise or terse style; using brevity of speech: In the memorial to her family, references to her brother were tellingly breviloquent.

Origin of breviloquent

First recorded in 1895–1900; brevi- + Latinloquent-, stem of loquēns, present participle of loquī “to speak”

Related forms

brev·il·o·quence, nounbrev·il·o·quent·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019