HyperDic: wit

English > 3 senses of the word wit:
NOUNcommunicationwit, humor, humour, witticism, wittinessa message whose ingenuity / ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
cognitionwit, brain, brainpower, learning ability, mental capacity, mentalitymental ability
person wit, wag, carda witty amusing person who makes jokes
wit > pronunciation
Soundswih't
Rhymesacquit ... writ: 187 rhymes with iht...
English > wit: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA message whose ingenuity / ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter.
Synonymshumor, humour, witticism, wittiness
Category ofcouth(used facetiously) refinement
couth(used facetiously) refined
Narrowerbon mot, motA clever remark
caricature, imitation, impersonationA representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect
cartoon, sketchA humorous or satirical drawing published in a newspaper or magazine
esprit de l'escalierA witty remark that occurs to you too late
fun, play, sportverbal / verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously)
jeu d'espritA witty comment or writing
joke, gag, laugh, jest, japeA humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter
pungency, bitewit having a sharp and caustic quality
reparteeadroitness and cleverness in reply
ribaldryribald humor
sarcasm, irony, satire, caustic remarkwitty language used to convey insults or scorn
topperAn exceedingly good witticism that surpasses all that have gone before
Broadermessage, content, subject matter, substanceWhat a communication that is about something is about
Usagelibation(facetious) a serving of an alcoholic beverage
roasterA harsh or humorous critic (sometimes intended as a facetious compliment)
Spanishagudeza, humorada, humor, jocosidad
Catalanfacècia, gràcia, humor
Adjectiveswittycombining clever conception and facetious expression
English > wit: 3 senses > noun 2, cognition
Meaningmental ability.
Synonymsbrain, brainpower, learning ability, mental capacity, mentality
BroaderintelligenceThe ability to comprehend
Spanishagudeza, capacidad de aprendizaje, capacidad intelectual, capacidad mental, cerebro, ingenio, inteligencia, mentalidad, poder mental
English > wit: 3 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA witty amusing person who makes jokes.
Synonymswag, card
Broaderhumorist, humouristsomeone who acts speaks or writes in an amusing way
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishbromista, chistoso
Catalanbromista, faceciós
Adjectiveswittycombining clever conception and facetious expression

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