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  • adv. In a terse manner, given to using few words.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a laconic manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Briefly; concisely: as, a sentiment laconically expressed.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a dry laconic manner


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



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