Ready-witted \Read"y-wit`ted\ (r[e^]d"[y^]-w[i^]t`t[e^]d), a. Having ready wit. [1913 Webster]

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  • ready-witted — [red′ēwit′id] adj. QUICK WITTED …   English World dictionary

  • ready-witted — ready wittedly, adv. ready wittedness, n. /red ee wit id/, adj. having a quick wit or intelligence. [1575 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • ready-witted — adjective Date: 1581 quick witted …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ready-witted — a. Quick witted …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • ready-witted — /rɛdi ˈwɪtəd/ (say redee wituhd) adjective having a quick wit or intelligence …   Australian English dictionary

  • ready-witted — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : quick in intelligence and perception : sharp …   Useful english dictionary

  • ready — [adj1] prepared; available accessible, adjusted, all set, all systems go*, anticipating, apt, arranged, at beck and call*, at fingertips*, at hand, at the ready, champing at bit*, close to hand, completed, convenient, covered, equal to, equipped …   New thesaurus

  • ready — adj 1. prepared, primed, all set, set, in readiness, Latin, semper paratus, Latin, animis opibusque parati; in condition, fit, in shape, in practice, on one s toes; up to, equal to; mature, ripe, seasoned; equipped, booted and spurred, fitted out …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • nimble-witted — adj witty, spirituel, attic; brilliant, scintillating, sparkling; acute, keen, sharp, Sl. sharp as a tack; intelligent, smart, Inf. smart as a whip, Inf. brainy, bright, Inf. nobody s fool, Inf. not born yesterday, Sl. no dumbbell or dummy; sharp …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • quick-witted — [adj] smart acute, agile, alert, apt, astute, brainy, bright, brilliant, canny, clever, facetious, humorous, intelligent, keen, knowing, nimble witted, on the ball*, penetrating, penetrative, perceptive, prompt, quick, quick on the draw*, quick… …   New thesaurus

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