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pithy (adj) (of a statement, comment, etc.,) short and clear.
A pithy comment is a short but clear comment, full of meaning and strongly expressed. A pithy statement conveys a lot of meaning in a few words. No word is wasted. A pithy observation is a brief and highly meaningful observation.
- ‘I came, I saw, I conquered.’ This was the pithy report of Julius Caesar to the Roman Senate of his achievement in his campaign. This short statement of his expressed clearly his victory.
- Those who write a pithy style never waste words. Not a word can be removed in their writing without affecting the meaning. Oliver Goldsmith, the famous writer of the 18th century wrote such prose.