Associations to the word «Wit»


WIT, noun. (now usually in the plural) Sanity.
WIT, noun. (obsolete usually in the plural) The senses.
WIT, noun. Intellectual ability; faculty of thinking, reasoning.
WIT, noun. The ability to think quickly; mental cleverness, especially under short time constraints.
WIT, noun. Intelligence; common sense.
WIT, noun. Humour, especially when clever or quick.
WIT, noun. A person who tells funny anecdotes or jokes; someone witty.
WIT, verb. (ambitransitive) (chiefly archaic) Know, be aware of (construed with of when used intransitively).
WIT, preposition. (Southern American English) Alternative spelling of with

Dictionary definition

WIT, noun. A message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter.
WIT, noun. Mental ability; "he's got plenty of brains but no common sense".
WIT, noun. A witty amusing person who makes jokes.

Wise words

Be generous with kindly words, especially about those who are absent.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe