Meaning of “witticism” in the English Dictionary

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"witticism" in British English

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witticismnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈwɪt.ɪ.sɪ.zəm/ us /ˈwɪt̬.ə.sɪ.zəm/

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)

"witticism" in American English

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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)

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