laconic
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ləˈkɒnɪk/
  • (America) IPA: /ləˈkɑnɪk/
Adjective

laconic

  1. Using as few words as possible; pithy and concise.
    • August 17, 1736, Alexander Pope, letter to Jonathan Swift
      I grow laconick even beyond laconicism; for sometimes I return only yes, or no, to questionary or petitionary epistles of half a yard long.
    • His sense was strong and his style laconic.
Synonyms Antonyms Related terms Translations


This text is extracted from the Wiktionary and it is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license | Terms and conditions | Privacy policy 0.007
Offline English dictionary