Witty - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈwɪti|  American pronunciation of the word witty
Brit.  |ˈwɪti|  British pronunciation of the word witty

adjective

- combining clever conception and facetious expression

his sermons were unpredictably witty and satirical as well as eloquent

Examples

...a witty and sardonic blogger who never fails to amuse his legion of readers...

Laura's very witty.

his sermons were unpredictably witty and satirical as well as eloquent

an author known for making witty remarks

Her witty, mordant and splendidly vinegary observations were informed by broad and eclectic reading.

The two comedians engaged in witty repartee.

The dialogue is witty and urbane.

Oscar Wilde was famous for his witty wordplay.

...members of the Algonquin Round Table were known for their brilliant and witty banter...

He liked to introduce himself with a witty opening line.

Jane's very witty and very quick.

a speech full of witty, quotable phrases

Neil was urbane, witty, direct, and honest.

...young people would do well to read this wise and witty book and harken to its message...

a witty impromptu must not sound premeditated

Word forms

adjective
comparative: wittier
superlative: wittiest
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