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"witty" in British English

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wittyadjective

uk   /ˈwɪt.i/  us   /ˈwɪt̬-/
B2 using words in a ​clever and ​funny way: a witty ​comment/​remark He was witty and very ​charming.

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wittily
adverb uk   /ˈwɪt.ɪ.li/  us   /ˈwɪt̬-/
(Definition of witty from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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wittyadjective

 us   /ˈwɪt̬·i/
using words in an ​amusing and ​intelligent way; ​full of ​wit: a witty ​remark I ​think she’s one of the wittiest ​comics on ​television. Note: A witty remark is a witticism.
(Definition of witty from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “witty”
in Arabic فَطِن, سَريع البَديهة…
in Korean 재치 있는…
in Portuguese espirituoso…
in Catalan agut, enginyós…
in Japanese 機知にとんだ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 风趣的,诙谐的…
in Turkish nükteli, nüktedan…
in Russian остроумный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 風趣的,詼諧的…
in Italian spiritoso, arguto…
in Polish dowcipny…
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