witted
adjective Date: 14th century having wit or understanding — usually used in combination <
dull-witted
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quick-witted
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Witted — Wit ted, a. Having (such) a wit or understanding; as, a quick witted boy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -witted — [wit′id] adj. having (a specified kind of) wit or intelligence: used in hyphenated compounds [slow witted] * * * …   Universalium

  • -witted — [wit′id] adj. having (a specified kind of) wit or intelligence: used in hyphenated compounds [slow witted] …   English World dictionary

  • -witted — witted, combining form. having a wit or wits: »Quick witted = having a quick wit …   Useful english dictionary

  • witted — late 14c. in compounds, from WIT (Cf. wit) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • witted — wittedness, n. /wit id/, adj. having wit or wits (usually used in combination): quick witted; slow witted; dull witted. [1350 1400; ME; see WIT1, ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • witted — wit•ted [[t]ˈwɪt ɪd[/t]] adj. having wit or wits (usu. used in combination): quick witted; dull witted[/ex] • Etymology: 1350–1400 wit′ted•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • witted — /ˈwɪtəd/ (say wituhd) adjective having wit or wits (only used in combination): quick witted; slow witted. {wit1 + t + ed3} …   Australian English dictionary

  • witted — wit·ted || wɪtɪd adj. intelligent, perceptive, clever; having a wit or understanding of a particular nature (e.g. slow witted) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • witted — wit ► NOUN 1) (also wits) the capacity for inventive thought and quick understanding; keen intelligence. 2) a natural aptitude for using words and ideas in a quick and inventive way to create humour. 3) a person with this aptitude. ● be at one s… …   English terms dictionary

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