Wit in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Wit

(Southern US) Pronunciation spelling of with. | (transitive, intransitive, chiefly archaic) Know, be aware of (constructed with of when used intransitively). | (now usually in the plural, plural only) Sanity.

Short Example Sentences for Wit

  • 1. He is a wit and a rogue. 🔊
  • 2. Will that ready wit of yours not work? 🔊
  • 3. I have a womans wit for a suddaine stratageme. 🔊
  • 4. Joan feel herself a wit of the first water. 🔊
  • 5. But the young student was not one wit daunted. 🔊
  • 6. I have heard much worse wit even from noblemen. 🔊
  • 7. He was the wit of the old line, and its pet beau. 🔊
  • 8. By the wit Osiris gave me! 🔊
  • 9. No wonder such a wit delights the Captain! 🔊
  • 10. This English stolidity contrasts with French wit and tact. 🔊
  • 11. Her Wit was early commended, and much more her Virtue. 🔊
  • 12. The World of Wit and Humour. 🔊
  • 13. She has only the fortifications of her wit and her presence of mind. 🔊
  • 14. But the old man's wit had now returned to him. 🔊
  • 15. These stories are not redeemed by a single flash of wit or humor. 🔊
  • 16. Most of his stories were very improper, but their wit excused them. 🔊
  • 17. The company were in that maudlin mood when a little wit goes a great way. 🔊
  • 18. We waited until the party broke up, and no one but the wit remained. 🔊
  • 19. His wit was labored, but his welcome was none the less genuine. 🔊
  • 20. He was a man of wit and courage, though sometimes boisterous and personal. 🔊
  • 21. A man of wit was asked, in the train, what was his errand in the city? 🔊

How to use Wit in Sentences?

  • 1. Whatever the challenge she would meet it with her natural wit and her bright derision. 🔊
  • 2. The ingenuity and quick wit of the man in the engine-cab more than once was called into play. 🔊
  • 3. Her writing became rapidly very good; she had a wit and a turn of the phrase that was all her own. 🔊
  • 4. Her beauty has already made them envious, her wit and light-heartedness is considered levity. 🔊
  • 5. The weaker party finds, that none of his information or wit quite fits the occasion. 🔊
  • 6. I said several good things in his shop, but he never laughed; he had no relish for wit and humor. 🔊
  • 7. In voices of surpassing beauty, The wit and wisdom of their king. 🔊
  • 8. Both carried nicknames, corrupted from Jones and Fowles, with the rude wit of the streets. 🔊
  • 9. And it was significant that this commonplace tirade drew more applause than all the pretty wit that had gone before it. 🔊
  • 10. Platonism, which offers delightful games for such subtle wit as his, he especially liked to play with. 🔊
  • 11. It was rather as if the bright wit pervaded the bilious temperament, almost misleading the physiologist to name it nervous. 🔊
  • 12. Her wonderful eyes alone rendered her irresistible to most men, and she added to remarkable beauty the fascinations of wit and culture. 🔊
  • 13. His dry wit and genial disposition made him a great favorite with the boys, though he ruled with an iron hand when discipline was needed. 🔊
  • 14. His face became graver as he thought, and then, with the ready wit of his kind, he framed up a tactful excuse. 🔊