What does the word witty mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Wittiness.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Wittily.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Having or displaying wit.

Usage examples for witty

  1. I thought him to be an easily read man, with both virtues and vices uppermost, wearing his heart on his sleeve, as the saying is- indolent, witty, lacking all self- control- yet not, as I might say, a deep man. – Oddsfish! by Robert Hugh Benson
  2. Called by many women that liked him pretty fellow, witty fellow, light fellow, bright fellow, bad fellow, mad fellow, and the like. – The God of Love by Justin Huntly McCarthy
  3. A witty Frenchman, who knew it well, once said that it is a country to die for, but not to live in. – The Vultures by Henry Seton Merriman