HyperDic: wits

English > 1 sense of the word wits:
NOUNcognitionwits, marblesthe basic human power of intelligent thought and perception
wits > pronunciation
Soundswih'ts
RhymesAuschwitz ... Stieglitz: 19 rhymes with ihts...
English > wits: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe basic human power of intelligent thought and perception.
Examples
  • "he used his wits to get ahead"
  • "I was scared out of my wits"
Synonymmarbles
BroaderintelligenceThe ability to comprehend

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