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witty meaning

[ 'witi ] Pronunciation:   "witty" in a sentence
  • Adjective: witty (wittier,wittiest)  witee
    1. Combining clever conception and facetious expression
      "his sermons were unpredictably witty and satirical as well as eloquent"

    Derived forms: wittiest, wittier

    See also: humorous, humourous [Brit, Cdn, non-standard], wit, wittily

    Encyclopedia: Witty

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  1. she thought this sentence brilliantly witty.
  2. his poor attempts to be witty annoyed me.
  3. lyly's witty dialogue inspired him.
  4. they are fond of fun and therefore witty.
  5. better a witty fool man than a foolish wit.

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