Wit"ty (?), a. [Compar. Wittier (?); superl. Wittiest.] [AS. witig, wittig. See Wit, n.]

1.

Possessed of wit; knowing; wise; skillful; judicious; clever; cunning.

[Obs.] "The deep-revolving witty Buckingham."

Shak.

2.

Especially, possessing wit or humor; good at repartee; droll; facetious; sometimes, sarcastic; as, a witty remark, poem, and the like.

"Honeycomb, who was so unmercifully witty upon the women."

Addison.

Syn. -- Acute; smart; sharp; arch; keen; facetious; amusing; humorous; satirical; ironical; taunting.

 

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