Definition of pithy:
sententious, compendious, condensed, brief, laconic, bald, terse, unbalanced, succinct, concise, truthful, arguable, official, declared, aphoristic, neat, style, ringing, meaning, brass-tacks, avowed, marrowy, disputed, epigrammatical, short, epigrammatic, sententiously, compact, to the point, down to brass tacks.
- succinct (part of speech: adjective)
witty (part of speech: adjective)
- "The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir", Sir James McCrone Douie.
- "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.