Definition of 'pithy'
Example sentences containing 'pithy'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
He made no secret of his views and often alarmed fellow jurors by his pithy comments. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Is the master of the pithy quote feeling all right? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Their exchange is short and pithy. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It's short and pithy and very English. Times, Sunday Times (2013)So it was necessary to be, er, pithy in my comments. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I have enjoyed his pithy observations on men and women alike, as well as being on the receiving end of them. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Trends of 'pithy'
Used Occasionally. pithy is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Definition of pithy from the Collins English Dictionary
5 unusual words & phrases to upgrade your World Cup 2018 banter
Impress your friends, family and colleagues with this unusual collection of football lingo.
VAR, planebae & a peng sort: July’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this July with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.