laconic[ luh-kon-ik ]SEE DEFINITION OF laconic
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LACONIC
"Yes, racin's hell now," commented Dixon with laconic directness.
With which laconic remark Newman turned round and hobbled away.
"The doctor says there's no need," she said, in her laconic way.
"Charge them" was his laconic command; and it was repeated with emphasis.
"I 'll stay," said I, imitating his own laconic way; and no more was said.
English is the most concise and laconic of the great languages.
It came in a box of a hundred, with the laconic note, "One for each."
Exasperated at this message, the marquis sent them this laconic epistle.
This laconic comment in no way expressed the joy in her heart.
"I reckon I can stop that," was the miner's laconic comment.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR LACONIC
- boiled down
- cut to the bone
- in a nutshell
- short and sweet
- to the point