Word forms: pithier
graded adjective & adjective [usu ADJ n] A pithy comment or piece of writing is short, direct, and full of meaning. [written] ⇒ His pithy advice to young painters was, 'Above all, keep your colours fresh.'. ⇒ Many of them made a point of praising the film's pithy dialogue. pithily
graded adverb & adverb [ADV with v] ⇒ Louis Armstrong defined jazz pithily as 'what I play for a living'.
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