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wittymore about witty


  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Witty  \Wit"ty\,  a.  [Compar.  {Wittier};  superl.  {Wittiest}.]  [AS. 
  witig,  wittig.  See  {Wit},  n.] 
  1.  Possessed  of  wit;  knowing;  wise;  skillful;  judicious; 
  clever;  cunning.  [Obs.]  ``The  deep-revolving  witty 
  Buckingham.''  --Shak. 
  2.  Especially,  possessing  wit  or  humor;  good  at  repartee; 
  droll;  facetious;  sometimes  sarcastic;  as  a  witty 
  remark,  poem,  and  the  like  ``Honeycomb,  who  was  so 
  unmercifully  witty  upon  the  women.''  --Addison. 
  Syn:  Acute;  smart;  sharp;  arch;  keen;  facetious;  amusing; 
  humorous;  satirical;  ironical;  taunting. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  combining  clever  conception  and  facetious  expression;  "his 
  sermons  were  unpredictably  witty  and  satirical  as  well 
  as  eloquent" 

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