from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Possessing or demonstrating wit in speech or writing; very clever and humorous.
- adj. Characterized by or having the nature of wit; funny or jocular: a witty saying.
- adj. Quick to discern and express amusing insights or relationships.
- adj. Entertainingly and strikingly clever or original in concept, design, or performance: a witty sculpture; witty choreography.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Wise, having good judgement.
- adj. Possessing a strong intellect or intellectual capacity; intelligent, skilful, ingenious.
- adj. Clever; amusingly ingenious.
- adj. Full of wit.
- adj. quick of mind; insightful; in possession of wits
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Possessed of wit; knowing; wise; skillful; judicious; clever; cunning.
- adj. Especially, possessing wit or humor; good at repartee; droll; facetious; sometimes, sarcastic.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Possessed of wisdom or learning; wise; discreet; knowing; artful.
- Exhibiting intelligence or ingenuity; clever; skilfully devised.
- Possessed of wit; smartly or cleverly facetious; ready with strikingly novel, clever, shrewd, and amusing sayings, or with sharp repartee; brilliant, sparkling, and original in expressing amusing notions or ideas; hence, sometimes, sarcastic; satirical: of persons.
- Characterized by or pregnant with wit: as, a witty remark or repartee.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. combining clever conception and facetious expression
Old English wittiġ ("clever, wise"), corresponding to wit + -y. (Wiktionary)