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Definition of Wit

Babylon English

intellect; reason; cleverness; sharpness; one who is sharp
know (Archaic)
Wit Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
English-Latin Online Dictionary
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Chaucer's Middle English Glossary
noun intelligence, mind, judgement
Wit Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
Mind; intellect; understanding; sense.
Felicitous association of objects not usually connected, so as to produce a pleasant surprise; also. the power of readily combining objects in such a manner.
A person of eminent sense or knowledge; a man of genius, fancy, or humor; one distinguished for bright or amusing sayings, for repartee, and the like.
A mental faculty, or power of the mind; -- used in this sense chiefly in the plural, and in certain phrases; as, to lose one's wits; at one's wits' end, and the like.
To know; to learn.
of Wit
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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From Shakespeare's Hamlet, Act 2, Scene 2.
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English Phonetics
JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Se = n. what is fixed; a star, adv. as stated, to wit, so
The Devil's Dictionary
Wit, (n.)

The salt with which the American humorist spoils his intellectual cookery by leaving it out.
The Devil's Dictionary, by Ambrose Bierce, 1911 (About)
Shakespeare Words
knowledge, wisdom
A message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter

eg:A pun is not bound by the laws which limit nicer wit. It is a pistol let off at the ear; not a feather to tickle the intellect.(C.LAMB)
Australian Slang
annoying, foolish person; jerk (blend of "dick" = "penis" + "fuckwit")
(derogatory and offensive) incredibly stupid person; mean, despicable person (blend of “fuck” and “(nit)wit”)
not bright person
English Slang Dictionary v1.2
WordNet 2.0

1. a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
(synonym) humor, humour, witticism, wittiness
(hypernym) message, content, subject matter, substance
(hyponym) jeu d'esprit
(class) libation
2. mental ability; "he's got plenty of brains but no common sense"
(synonym) brain, brainpower, learning ability, mental capacity, mentality
(hypernym) intelligence
3. a witty amusing person who makes jokes
(synonym) wag, card
(hypernym) humorist, humourist
(classification) colloquialism
Wit Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Wit Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
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weapons intelligence team
Source: U.S. Department of Defense, Joint Doctrine Division. ( About )
Wit Definition from Computer & Internet Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Wit Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Wit is a form of humour.

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Wit is a form of intelligent humour, the ability to say or write things that are clever and usually funny. A wit is a person skilled at making clever and funny remarks. Forms of wit include the quip and repartee.

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