Definition of Wit

1. Noun. A message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter.


2. Noun. Mental ability. "He's got plenty of brains but no common sense"
Exact synonyms: Brain, Brainpower, Learning Ability, Mental Capacity, Mentality
Generic synonyms: Intelligence
Derivative terms: Brainy, Mental, Mental

3. Noun. A witty amusing person who makes jokes.
Exact synonyms: Card, Wag
Language type: Colloquialism
Generic synonyms: Humorist, Humourist
Derivative terms: Witty

Definition of Wit

1. v. t. & i. To know; to learn.

2. n. Mind; intellect; understanding; sense.

3. v. t. & i. To know; to learn.

4. n. Mind; intellect; understanding; sense.

Definition of Wit

1. Noun. (context: now usually in the plural) Sanity. ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete usually in the plural) The senses. ¹

3. Noun. Intellectual ability; faculty of thinking, reasoning. ¹

4. Noun. The ability to think quickly; mental cleverness, especially under short time constraints. ¹

5. Noun. Intelligence; common sense. ¹

6. Noun. Spoken humour, especially when clever or quick. ¹

7. Noun. A person who tells funny anecdotes or jokes; someone witty. ¹

8. Verb. (ambitransitive chiefly archaic) Know, be aware of (qualifier construed with '''of''' when used intransitively). ¹

9. Preposition. (alternative spelling of with) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Wit

1. intelligence [v WIST, WITING or WITTING, present sing. 1st person WOT, 2d WOST, 3d WOT, present pl. WITE] - See also: intelligence

Medical Definition of Wit

1. The faculty of expressing the amusing, clever, or comical or the keen perception and cleverly apt expression of connections between ideas that awaken amusement and pleasure. (12 Dec 1998)

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