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:
(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.