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Meaning of “witticism” in the English Dictionary

"witticism" in British English

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witticismnoun [C]

uk   /ˈwɪt.ɪ.sɪ.zəm/  us   /ˈwɪt̬-/
a ​remark that is both ​clever and ​humorous
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(Definition of witticism from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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witticismnoun [C]

 us   /ˈwɪt̬·əˌsɪz·əm/
a ​remark that is ​witty (= both ​intelligent and ​amusing)
(Definition of witticism from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “witticism”
in Chinese (Simplified) 妙语, 俏皮话…
in Chinese (Traditional) 妙語, 俏皮話…
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