Word Nerd #2.9 “Laconic”

Source: Beautiful Darkness by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl, page 20

Context: L. A. C. O. N. I. C. Seven across, which means I don’t have to say a thing, Ethan Wate.”

In Their Words:

la·con·ic
/ləˈkänik/
adjective
  1. (of a person, speech, or style of writing) using very few words.
    “his laconic reply suggested a lack of interest in the topic”

In My Words: Being brief or shy with your words.

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