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ˈwɪt iwit·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. witty(adj)

    combining clever conception and facetious expression

    "his sermons were unpredictably witty and satirical as well as eloquent"

Wiktionary

  1. witty(Adjective)

    Wise, having good judgement.

    Etymology: wittig, corresponding to .

  2. witty(Adjective)

    Possessing a strong intellect or intellectual capacity; intelligent, skilful, ingenious.

    Etymology: wittig, corresponding to .

  3. witty(Adjective)

    Clever; amusingly ingenious.

    His speech was both witty and informative.

    Etymology: wittig, corresponding to .

  4. witty(Adjective)

    Full of wit.

    His frequent quips mark him as particularly witty.

    Etymology: wittig, corresponding to .

  5. witty(Adjective)

    quick of mind; insightful; in possession of wits

    She may have grown older, but she has grown no less witty.

    Etymology: wittig, corresponding to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Witty(noun)

    possessed of wit; knowing; wise; skillful; judicious; clever; cunning

  2. Witty(noun)

    especially, possessing wit or humor; good at repartee; droll; facetious; sometimes, sarcastic; as, a witty remark, poem, and the like

Freebase

  1. Witty

    The Witty worm is a computer worm that attacks the firewall and other computer security products written by a particular company, Internet Security Systems now IBM Internet Security Systems. It was the first worm to take advantage of vulnerabilities in the very pieces of software designed to enhance network security, and carried a destructive payload, unlike previous worms. It is so named because the phrase " insert witty message here" appears in the worm's payload. The Witty worm incident was unique in that the worm spread very rapidly after announcement of the ISS vulnerability, and infected a much smaller and presumably harder-to-infect host population than previous worms.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of witty in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of witty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of witty in a Sentence

  1. Thomas Hobbes:

    Such is the nature of men, that howsoever they may acknowledge many others to be more witty, or more eloquent, or more learned; yet they will hardly believe there be many so wise as themselves.

  2. Voltaire:

    A witty saying proves nothing.

  3. Ceci Dempsey:

    Yorgos has such a unique vision. He is very witty, he takes a lot of risks, it's a remarkable feeling to have a film with so many women in it get so many nominations.

  4. Richard Brinsley Sheridan:

    There's no possibility of being witty without a little ill-nature -- the malice of a good thing is the barb that makes it stick.

  5. Michelle Lee Flores:

    If you’re trying to be witty, funny, or even a little edgy with a costume, sit back and get a second opinion from a family member or political correct friend, most people really are n’t trying to be insensitive at all but sometimes it takes another voice to point out a potential issue.

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