witty


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Witty \Wit"ty\, a. [Compar. Wittier; superl. Wittiest.] [AS.
   witig, wittig. See Wit, n.]
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   1. Possessed of wit; knowing; wise; skillful; judicious;
      clever; cunning. [Obs.] "The deep-revolving witty
      Buckingham." --Shak.
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   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.
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   Syn: Acute; smart; sharp; arch; keen; facetious; amusing;
        humorous; satirical; ironical; taunting.
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