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He had a temper but could also be witty and charming. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Witty and warm with a mischievous twinkle in his eye. The Sun (2016)His observations are intelligent and very witty. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Or looking for something witty to say? Christianity Today (2000)She turned out to be warm and witty and committed to the cause. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Got to think of something witty and spontaneous to put them down! Times, Sunday Times (2011)He was charming and witty and warm. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He was a warm and witty presenter. The Sun (2016)Celebrities adore an amusing, witty or cool phone cover. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The whole section was intelligent and witty, with just the right amount of quirk. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The script is witty and intelligent, with really compelling storylines. The Sun (2009)The game is slick, intelligent and witty. The Sun (2011)He's a very witty man and something marvellous has happened. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Peaches was also warm, witty and hugely good fun. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He was intelligent and witty, and also showed his deep commitment to ballet and to teaching. Times, Sunday Times (2006)My mother was a naturally warm, witty woman. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But their intelligent, witty songs are matched by hauntingly powerful riffs. The Sun (2006)As warm and witty as it is shocking, this beautifully written story is hard to forget. Times, Sunday Times (2009)So witty and charming and had such a brilliant mind,' she says. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He was also lively, witty, and charming. The English Civil War: A People's History (2006)Yet much to his surprise, he also tells me, he has found me charming and witty company. The Sun (2012)He was always available to journalists, a charming, witty lunch companion with a torrent of anecdotes and gossip. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I remained calm, charming, witty and obliging. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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British English: witty /ˈwɪtɪ/ ADJECTIVE
Someone or something that is witty is amusing in a clever way.
His plays were very good, very witty.
- American English: witty
- Arabic: فَطِن
- Brazilian Portuguese: engenhoso
- Chinese: 诙谐的
- Croatian: domišljat
- Czech: duchaplný
- Danish: vittig
- Dutch: gevat
- European Spanish: ocurrente
- Finnish: nokkela
- French: fin
- German: geistreich
- Greek: πνευματώδης
- Italian: arguto
- Japanese: 機知に富んだ
- Korean: 재치 있는
- Norwegian: vittig
- Polish: dowcipny
- European Portuguese: engenhoso
- Romanian: spiritual
- Russian: остроумный
- Spanish: ocurrente
- Swedish: kvick
- Thai: ซึ่งใช้คำพูดอย่างมีสติปัญญาและตลก
- Turkish: esprili
- Ukrainian: дотепний
- Vietnamese: hóm hỉnh
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