The definition of laconic refers to someone who doesn't talk a lot or uses very few words.(adjective)
An example of laconic is saying "fine" in response to a question of how work was.
See laconic in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L Laconicus < Gr Lakōnikos, Laconian < Lakōn, a Laconian, Spartan
See laconic in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Latin Lacōnicus, Spartan
Origin: , from Greek Lakōnikos
Origin: , from Lakōn, a Spartan (from the reputation of the Spartans for brevity of speech).
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