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Definition of "witty" []

  • Possessing or demonstrating wit in speech or writing; very clever and humorous. (adjective)
  • Characterized by or having the nature of wit; funny or jocular: a witty saying. (adjective)
  • Quick to discern and express amusing insights or relationships. (adjective)
  • Entertainingly and strikingly clever or original in concept, design, or performance: a witty sculpture; witty choreography. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "witty" in a sentence
  • "I think being witty is sort of a dime a dozen, and there has to be something more."
  • "And a certain witty, dapper silver fox is looking like he may be the ad man plummeting to his doom in the opening credits as Don Draper looks on with a certain relaxed detachment, arm draped, as it were, over the back of his sofa."
  • "And a certain witty, dapper silver fox is looking like he may be the ad man plummeting to his doom in the opening credits as Don Draper watches on with a certain relaxed detachment, arm draped, as it were, over the back of his sofa."