Definitions for laconicləˈkɒn ɪk

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  1. crisp, curt, laconic, terse(adj)

    brief and to the point; effectively cut short

    "a crisp retort"; "a response so curt as to be almost rude"; "the laconic reply; `yes'"; "short and terse and easy to understand"

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  1. laconic(Adjective)

    Using as few words as possible; pithy and concise.

  2. Origin: From Laconicus, from . Laconia was the region inhabited and ruled by the Spartans, who were known for their brevity in speech.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Laconic(adj)

    alt. of Laconical

  2. Laconic(noun)

    laconism

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon WurdzRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. LACONIC

    Shy on words. From Eng. _lack_, meaning want, and _connection_; want of connection.


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