laconic Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary

Meaning of “laconic” - Learner’s Dictionary


/ləˈkɒnɪk/ formal
using very few words to express yourself: laconic humour/witNot saying muchBlunt and direct in speech and behaviourNot being friendlyDigressing and being indirect or evasive
Translations of “laconic”
in Vietnamese ngắn gọn…
in Spanish lacónico…
in Thai สั้นกระชับ…
in Malaysian ringkas…
in Chinese (Traditional) (語言)簡潔的,言簡意賅的…
in Indonesian singkat, pendek…
in Russian лаконичный…
in Turkish az ve öz, özlü, veciz…
in Chinese (Simplified) (语言)简洁的,言简意赅的…
in Polish lakoniczny…
(Definition of laconic from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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