laconically laconically

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a dry laconic manner

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Others are inexplicable: a 24-year-old Midwesterner known as Nornna has so far posted 755 movie clips to YouTube in which she laconically narrates the details of her daily life.
  2. If he does not always speak laconically, he moves laconically.

News

  • Motown's One-Man Show

    DETROIT - Gazing from the 14th floor toward the city center and the fragile sprouts of urban development along the river, Detroit's Caesar says laconically: "One hundred and thirty-one to go." Kevyn Orr, Detroit's emergency manager appointed by Gov. Rick
    on August 2, 2013     Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal

Quotes

  • It "begins so beautifully and so laconically that when, about three-quarters of the way through, it begins to talk more and say less, the great temptation is to yell at it to shut up," Vincent Canby wrote in The Times in 1984. "If it were a...
    on Jan 22, 2010 By: Vincent Canby Source: New York Times

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