Wittiness Wit"ti*ness, n. The quality of being witty. [1913 Webster]

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  • wittiness — witty ► ADJECTIVE (wittier, wittiest) ▪ showing or characterized by quick and inventive verbal humour. DERIVATIVES wittily adverb wittiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • wittiness — noun see witty …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wittiness — See wittily. * * * …   Universalium

  • wittiness — noun the quality of being witty …   Wiktionary

  • wittiness — Synonyms and related words: brilliance, cleverness, comedy, comicality, comicalness, drollery, drollness, facetiousness, funniness, humorousness, jocoseness, jocularity, joking, joshing, keen wittedness, keenness, nimble wittedness, pleasantry,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • wittiness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality of beirig laughable or comical: comedy, comicality, comicalness, drollery, drollness, farcicality, funniness, humor, humorousness, jocoseness, jocosity, jocularity, ludi crousness, ridiculousness, wit,… …   English dictionary for students

  • wittiness — wit·ti·ness || wɪtɪnɪs n. cleverness, sharpness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wittiness — wit·ti·ness …   English syllables

  • wittiness — noun a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter • Syn: ↑wit, ↑humor, ↑humour, ↑witticism • Derivationally related forms: ↑witty, ↑humourous (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • wit — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Cleverness Nouns 1. wit, wittiness; Atticism; salt; sense of humor, funny bone, esprit, point, fancy, whim, humor, drollery, pleasantry; comedy; jocularity, jocosity, jocoseness; levity, facetiousness;… …   English dictionary for students

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