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Definition of wit:

  1. A mental faculty, or power of the mind; - used in this sense chiefly in the plural, and in certain phrases; as, to lose one's wits; at one's wits' end, and the like.
  2. A person of eminent sense or knowledge; a man of genius, fancy, or humor; one distinguished for bright or amusing sayings, for repartee, and the like.
  3. Felicitous association of objects not usually connected, so as to produce a pleasant surprise; also. the power of readily combining objects in such a manner.
  4. ing ( p. pr. & vb. n.) of
  5. Mind; intellect; understanding; sense.
  6. of Wit
  7. To know; to learn.

Synonyms:

psyche, banter, comicality, humour, circuit card, ability, waggishness, wittiness, discrimination, jocularity, board, reason, waggle, desperate, discernment, hopeless, soundness, zany, visiting card, head, pun, ridiculousness, epigram, batting order, add-in, learning ability, mastermind, jocosity, quip, farcicality, mood, temper, poster, genius, wisecracker, brainpower, witticism, troubled, nous, farceur, perceptiveness, facetiousness, aphorism, smart, pleasantry, liquid body substance, drollery, understanding, laughter, at a loss, circuit board, intelligence, nose, playfulness, calling card, plug-in, sense of humour, scorecard, quipster, marble, percipiency, lucidity, sagacity, eye, jest, sense, careful, sally, waggery, saneness, percipience, perspicacity, menu, mindset, penetration, sanity, humorousness, comicalness, body fluid, fun, lineup, ludicrousness, wag, jocoseness, funniness, whimsy, repartee, keenness, mentality, brain, sane, outlook, notice, helpless, lucidness, humor, jokester, badinage, sageness, placard, identity card, mental capacity, wise guy, zaniness, sense of humor, bodily fluid, card, satire, joke, mind, shake, posting, carte du jour, acumen, raillery, burlesque, encephalon, clear-sightedness, bill of fare, wisecrack, carte, mind-set, bill, brainiac.

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