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"pithy" in British English

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pithyadjective

uk   /ˈpɪθ.i/  us   /ˈpɪθ.i/
  • pithy adjective (FRUIT)

with a lot of pith: a pithy orange
pithily
adverb uk   /ˈpɪθ.əl.i/  us   /ˈpɪθ.əl.i/
(Definition of pithy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pithy" in American English

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pithyadjective

 us   /ˈpɪθ·i/
(of speech or writing) brief and full of meaning: pithy comments a pithy quote
(Definition of pithy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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