She is laconic, matter of fact, and frequently speaks in “life is a journey”-type metaphors and aphorisms—all part of her charm.
He pulls the reader in with his unpretentious, laconic style, and with his refusal to shy away from acknowledging his own flaws.
In an unfinished high-rise in the middle of Caracas, a laconic, cynical "doctor" operates on his new patient.
Thiessen rebutted with a laconic Tweet: "Frum votes for surrender."
Bald and laconic, it starts out from the image of the fisherman harvesting the river for food.
Ramsey was laconic in response to inquiries upon this subject.
"Yes, racin's hell now," commented Dixon with laconic directness.
laconic post cards with peculiar spelling tell us that Peter is alive and well in the trenches.
"The doctor says there's no need," she said, in her laconic way.
His method is gnomic, laconic, oracular; never persuasive or plausible.
"concise, abrupt," 1580s, probably via Latin Laconicus, from Greek Lakonikos, from Lakon "person from Lakonia," the district around Sparta in southern Greece in ancient times, whose inhabitants were famously proud of their brevity of speech. When Philip of Macedon threatened them with, "If I enter Laconia, I will raze Sparta to the ground," the Spartans' reply was, "If." An earlier form was laconical (1570s). Related: Laconically.