Laconian adjective& noun
- Example sentences
- Aristocrats living in democratic cities sometimes aped superficial aspects of Spartan culture - long hair, distinctive ‘Laconian’ shoes and staffs, and ‘Laconic’ speech mannerisms.
- Some believed him a Laconian, while a number of ancient authors made him a Lydian from Asia Minor.
- In a Laconian version of the Daphne myth, Leucippus a son of king Oenomaus, falls in love with Daphne, and, in order to be close to her, disguises himself as a girl in order to join her all-female retinue.
Definition of Laconia in:
- US English dictionary