Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having or evidencing a refined mind and wit.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

French, from Old French, spiritual; see spiritual.

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  • This word was chosen as Wordnik word of the day.

    November 11, 2009

  • having or marked by a refined and especially sprightly or witty nature

    December 17, 2007