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Princeton's WordNet

  1. laconically, dryly, drily(adverb)

    in a dry laconic manner

    "I know that," he said dryly


  1. laconically(Adverb)

    In a terse manner, given to using few words.

    Calvin Coolidge was so laconic that when a long winded dinner companion said "I bet I can get you to say three words," he replied "you lose."

  2. Origin: From Laconia, the section of ancient Greece the Spartans came from, who were notoriously short of speech.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Laconically(adverb)

    in a laconic manner

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