What does quick-witted mean?

Definitions for quick-witted

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word quick-witted.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. quick-witted(adj)

    mentally nimble and resourceful

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


  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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of quick-witted in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of quick-witted in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. The Colorado Springs Police Department:

    The quick-witted officers were able to get the cub into the back seat of a patrol car and brought her to nearby fire station 3, where a Department of Wildlife Ranger sedated the bear.

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Translations for quick-witted

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • agudoSpanish
  • terävä, nokkela, nopeaälyinenFinnish
  • מָהִיר תְפִיסָהHebrew
  • scherp van geestDutch
  • понятливый, находчивый, догадливый, сообразительныйRussian
  • விரைவான-சுட்டிTamil
  • 機智Chinese

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