from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The character of being witty; the quality of being ingenious or clever.
- noun Something that is witty; an ingenious invention.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The quality of being witty.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun the quality of being
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
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The book's wittiness is derived more from the incongruous circumstances than it is from one-liners (though there are those), and I'm undecided as to whether this is a lost opportunity (could it have been funnier?) or the reason why the humor succeeds (there are several laugh-out-loud moments).
Sadly, his "wittiness" will be available only in Birmingham.
I do rather think you might need a touch more than just "wittiness" Ms Coren.
So much the better for throwing the wittiness of the gestures into relief.
Schauer attended her first tea party rally in 2009 and was impressed with the wittiness of the signs, the upbeat vibe, and the detailed critiques of the Federal Reserve and national budget.
Schauer attended her first tea party rally in 2009 and was impressed with the wittiness of the signs, the upbeat vibe and the detailed critiques of the Federal Reserve and national budget.
One of the reasons why I loved this novella so was the unbridled wittiness of the narrative.
But this is made up for by the wittiness of the commentary.
But, we will always have his elegant literary wittiness to amuse the honored members from the Brazilian Academy of Letters.
And as far as sheer depth of wittiness of post, I nominate this for a spot in the top 3.