Laconic - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ləˈkɑːnɪk|  American pronunciation of the word laconic
Brit.  |ləˈkɒnɪk|  British pronunciation of the word laconic

adjective

- brief and to the point; effectively cut short(syn: crisp, curt, terse)

the laconic reply; 'yes'

Examples

He had a reputation for being laconic.

...the sportscaster's color commentary tends to be laconic but very much to the point...

The closest anyone comes to announcing his destination is a laconic “Guess I'll head on in."

'She left,' said Pascoe laconically.

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