Definition of 'pithy'
Example sentences containing 'pithy'
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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)
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Definition of pithy from the Collins English Dictionary
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