Übersetzung von “wit” — Englisch–Malaysisch Wörterbuch


noun /wit/

humour/humor; the ability to express oneself in an amusing way

bersemangat; bijak dan lucu; pendapat yang tajam
His plays are full of wit
I admire his wit.

a person who expresses himself in a humorous way, tells jokes etc

bijak dalam berjenaka
He’s a great wit.

common sense, inventiveness etc

kecerdasan otak
He did not have the wit to defend himself.
witless adjective

crazy, stupid witless

bodoh; gila
a witless idiot.
-witted suffix

having understanding or intelligence of a certain kind

cepat menangkap dengan cepat
witticism /-sizəm/ noun

a witty remark etc

kata-kata yang penuh kejenakaan
He entertained the audience with some sharp witticisms.
witty adjective (comparative wittier, superlative wittiest)

clever and amusing

penuh jenaka; cerdas dan pandai berjenaka
a witty person
witty remarks.
wittily adverb

secara sedar; dgn sengaja
wittiness noun

tidak sengaja
at one’s wits’ end

utterly confused and desperate

keliru dan kecewa; bingung
She was at her wits’ end when her daughter went missing.
keep one’s wits about one

to be cautious, alert and watchful

peka; tajam
You need to keep your wits about you as there a lot of pickpockets around.
live by one’s wits

to live by cunning rather than by hard work

hidup dengan kepintaran otak
He lives by his wits on the city streets.
(frighten/scare) out of one’s wits

(to frighten) (almost) to the point of madness

hilang akal
The sight of the gun in his hand scared me out of my wits.

(Übersetzung von “wit” aus dem PASSWORD English–Malaysian Dictionary © 2015 K Dictionaries Ltd)