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.

Short Example Sentence for Witty

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

How to use Witty in a Sentence?

  • 1. He could not see a baby in long robes without a witty image leaping into his mind. 🔊
  • 2. She rarely said witty things, but it was surprising how witty others became in her company. 🔊
  • 3. This witty rejoinder made the arrogant soldier frown, and the talk suddenly ceased. 🔊
  • 4. He was an editor, critic, and poet, wielding a most witty but bitterly sarcastic pen. 🔊
  • 5. From what I have already said, it is apparent that she was an exceedingly witty woman. 🔊
  • 6. On the other hand, she had a free pen, to say the least of it, and often a witty one. 🔊
  • 7. Estelle and Aurora went in turns to chat with him there, but not one witty word reached Gerald. 🔊
  • 8. Some witty Poet took him on his lap, And fed him, from above, with some choice bit. 🔊
  • 9. The fair and witty Lady Kilmarnock lived in the neighbourhood at Callender House. 🔊
  • 10. A just and witty judgment of Captain Smith was made almost in his own time by Thomas Fuller. 🔊
  • 11. That he hid this intense reserve behind frank manners and a witty tongue was a characteristic of his race. 🔊
  • 12. For almost two years it had reposed there, with no one to cherish it or dip into its witty contents. 🔊
  • 13. The townsfolk are very witty and clever at giving nicknames, as the following little tales will show. 🔊
  • 14. Be witty in these playful varieties of poetry, because wit in a large and serious work would be insufferable. 🔊
  • 15. She had a witty encounter with the President and a familiar home-thrust for all whom she encountered. 🔊
  • 16. Not long after another subject gave me occasion to tell a witty story, which somehow came to me at the moment. 🔊
  • 17. The ghosts that sang in comical tableaux through the graveyard were equally convincing, genuinely witty and simultaneously creepy. 🔊
  • 18. 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. 🔊
  • 19. Chaucer he loved as a bright and witty companion; Wyclif he honored as the most learned churchman of the age. 🔊
  • 20. When a fellow chances upon a witty thing, he has a right to repeat it; besides, you have reason on your side. 🔊
  • 21. The people of Arabia seldom or never engage in practical jokes, but they are often very witty in their remarks. 🔊
  • 22. A witty and cleverly drawn picture, as sure in its touch and as effective in its results as a Gibson drawing. 🔊
  • 23. He was very funny, and kept her laughing the whole way, with his broken English and his witty little remarks. 🔊
  • 24. 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. 🔊
  • 25. 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. 🔊
  • 26. He seemed a sharp, witty fellow, and I therefore entertained every confidence in his efforts to earn the promised reward. 🔊