witty ADJECTIVE (wittier, wittiest) showing or characterized by quick and inventive verbal humour.
DERIVATIVES wittily adverb wittiness noun.

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  • Wittily — Wit ti*ly, adv. In a witty manner; wisely; ingeniously; artfully; with wit; with a delicate turn or phrase, or with an ingenious association of ideas. [1913 Webster] Who his own harm so wittily contrives. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wittily — adverb in a witty manner he would wittily chime into our conversation • Derived from adjective: ↑witty …   Useful english dictionary

  • wittily — adverb see witty …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wittily — See witty. * * * …   Universalium

  • wittily — adverb in a witty manner; using wit …   Wiktionary

  • wittily — adv. in a clever or shrewd manner, in a witty manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wittily — wit·ti·ly …   English syllables

  • wittily — See: witty …   English dictionary

  • witty — wittily, adv. wittiness, n. /wit ee/, adj., wittier, wittiest. 1. possessing wit in speech or writing; amusingly clever in perception and expression: a witty writer. 2. characterized by wit: a witty remark. 3. Brit. Dial. intelligent; clever.… …   Universalium

  • performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …   Universalium

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