- drawn up, as by a girdle.
- encircled, as by a girdle.
Origin of succinct
Related formssuc·cinct·ly, adverbsuc·cinct·ness, nounun·suc·cinct, adjectiveun·suc·cinct·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for succinctly
The worth of Death of a King lies in its story, succinctly and achingly told.Tavis Smiley Humanely Chronicles MLK’s Sad Last Year|Scott Porch|October 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Or as the New York Times succinctly put it, “NOBU: the name says it all.”
The strains of adolescence have rarely been summed up so succinctly.Three Cheers for Alice Munro’s Nobel Prize in Literature|Malcolm Jones|October 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Our thesis is succinctly presented most recently in this op-ed Peter and I wrote for the Financial Times on November 8, 2012.Do You Have a Dream? Garry Kasparov on Overcoming the Innovation Crisis|Garry Kasparov|February 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Modesty aside, he was happy to succinctly explain to me how the livestream was produced.
I gathered rapidly and succinctly together all that I knew and all that I guessed of Margrave's existence and arts.A Strange Story, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Mr. Nield succinctly replied, Only from the constantly increasing facilities which it has been our constant endeavour to give.A History of Banks for Savings in Great Britain and Ireland|William Lewins
At ever increasing speed, succinctly, viciously he rapped out the words.Dope|Sax Rohmer
Godefroid then succinctly, and in as few words as possible, related his history, and expressed his desire to change his existence.The Brotherhood of Consolation|Honore de Balzac
I write to set before you succinctly and unmistakably what we require, what we have a right to expect and of what we complain.The Southerner|Thomas Dixon
British Dictionary definitions for succinctly
- encircled by or as if by a girdle
- drawn up tightly; closely fitting