Witty in a sentence

Definition of Witty

(obsolete) Wise, having good judgement. | (archaic) Possessing a strong intellect or intellectual capacity; intelligent, skilful, ingenious. | Clever; amusingly ingenious.

How to use Witty in a Sentence?

  • He could not see a baby in long robes without a witty image leaping into his mind.
  • She rarely said witty things, but it was surprising how witty others became in her company.
  • This witty rejoinder made the arrogant soldier frown, and the talk suddenly ceased.
  • He was an editor, critic, and poet, wielding a most witty but bitterly sarcastic pen.
  • From what I have already said, it is apparent that she was an exceedingly witty woman.
  • On the other hand, she had a free pen, to say the least of it, and often a witty one.
  • Estelle and Aurora went in turns to chat with him there, but not one witty word reached Gerald.
  • Some witty Poet took him on his lap, And fed him, from above, with some choice bit.
  • The fair and witty Lady Kilmarnock lived in the neighbourhood at Callender House.
  • A just and witty judgment of Captain Smith was made almost in his own time by Thomas Fuller.
  • That he hid this intense reserve behind frank manners and a witty tongue was a characteristic of his race.
  • For almost two years it had reposed there, with no one to cherish it or dip into its witty contents.
  • The townsfolk are very witty and clever at giving nicknames, as the following little tales will show.
  • Be witty in these playful varieties of poetry, because wit in a large and serious work would be insufferable.
  • She had a witty encounter with the President and a familiar home-thrust for all whom she encountered.
  • Not long after another subject gave me occasion to tell a witty story, which somehow came to me at the moment.
  • The ghosts that sang in comical tableaux through the graveyard were equally convincing, genuinely witty and simultaneously creepy.
  • It was generally agreed that she was both witty and charming, the kind of girl men easily run after, but not the sort they usually marry.
  • Chaucer he loved as a bright and witty companion; Wyclif he honored as the most learned churchman of the age.
  • When a fellow chances upon a witty thing, he has a right to repeat it; besides, you have reason on your side.
  • The people of Arabia seldom or never engage in practical jokes, but they are often very witty in their remarks.
  • A witty and cleverly drawn picture, as sure in its touch and as effective in its results as a Gibson drawing.
  • He was very funny, and kept her laughing the whole way, with his broken English and his witty little remarks.
  • He was as voluble as he was skilful, and as witty as he was voluble; at least so I guessed from the laughter that frequently drowned his voice.
  • To be both witty and wise is a great gift; to be witty without being wise is a great misfortune; sometimes I think it has been your misfortune.
  • He seemed a sharp, witty fellow, and I therefore entertained every confidence in his efforts to earn the promised reward.

Short Example Sentence for Witty

  • She was witty about us.
  • She is an anthology of witty phrases.
  • The sharpest repartee is both witty and satirical.
  • She was young enough and witty enough to be able to do so.
  • M. Evarts, in a witty and characteristic address.
  • I am not only witty in myself, but the cause that wit is in other men.
  • The latter was the first baronet, and noted for his witty sayings.
  • Catching at words confined to pot-house farmers and village witty bodies!
  • There was, by the by, rather a witty satire founded on my bear.
  • She is intelligent and graceful; witty in season, fantastic in measure.
  • I am no conceited body; no newspaper Neddy; no pot-house witty person.
  • But Rosalind never; nor that nephew of mine, The witty politician.
  • The young and witty Countess of Marlanx came often to Edelweiss.
  • He's a very good sort of man, where he takes; and very witty and clever.

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