concise, truthful, bald, brief, succinct, disputed, laconic, arguable, terse, declared, brass-tacks, sententiously, epigrammatical, unbalanced, compendious, official, sententious, ringing, compact, style, meaning, down to brass tacks, to the point, avowed, neat, condensed, short, marrowy
succinct (part of speech: adjective)
witty (part of speech: adjective)
foxy, brilliant, droll, funny, dry, subtle, smart, astute, waggish, sparkling, facetious, wily, tricky, shrewd, joking, canny, sarcastic, urbane, witty, adroit, comical, pointed, ingenious, sharp, scintillating, intelligent, jocular, clever, quick-witted, cunning, crafty, quick, sophisticated, sly, resourceful, artful, inventive, scurrilous, deft
- Asoka strove to lead his people into the right path by means of pithy abstracts of the moral law of his master graven on rocks and pillars. - "The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir", Sir James McCrone Douie.
- Lyly's style was pithy and sententious, and his sentences have the air of proverbs or epigrams. - "Brief History of English and American Literature", Henry A. Beers.
- These men are renowned for their short, pithy answers, and Alexander put difficult questions to all of them, telling them that he would first put to death the man who answered him worst, and so the rest in order. - "Plutarch's Lives Volume III.", Plutarch.