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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

quick′-wit′ted(adj.)

  1. having a nimble, alert mind; keen; clever.

Origin of quick-witted:

1520–30

Princeton's WordNet

  1. quick-witted(adj)

    mentally nimble and resourceful

    "quick-witted debater"; "saved an embarrassing situation with quick-witted tact"

Wiktionary

  1. quick-witted(Adjective)

    Mentally keen, alert, sharp and nimble.

    She was far too quick-witted to miss the implications of what he was saying.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quick-witted(adj)

    having ready wit


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

quick-witted(adjective)

thinking very quickly

a quick-witted policeman.

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