Definition of pauciloquent in English:

pauciloquent

adjective

rare
  • That uses few words in speech or conversation; laconic.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Blount (1618–1679), antiquary and lexicographer. From classical Latin pauci- + -loquent, after pauciloquy. Compare post-classical Latin pauciloquus that speaks little, of few words.

Pronunciation

pauciloquent

/pɔːˈsɪləkw(ə)nt/