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  • sharp-wit|ted — «SHAHRP WIHT ihd», adjective. having or showing a quick, keen mind. SYNONYM(S): bright, clever …   Useful english dictionary

  • a sharp wit — an ability to say funny things at the right time    Mr. Mills is 85, but he still has a sharp wit. His mind is quick …   English idioms

  • sharp-wit·ted — …   Useful english dictionary

  • wit — [wıt] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(amusing)¦ 2¦(amusing person)¦ 3 wits 4 frighten/scare/terrify somebody out of their wits 5 gather/collect/recover etc your wits 6 pit your wits against somebody 7 be at your wits end 8 have the wit to do something 9 not be… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sharp — sharp, keen, acute can all mean having a fine point or edge, but it is in several of their extended senses that they are most likely to come into comparison. As applied to persons or their qualities, especially of intellect, all three can… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • sharp-witted — sharp′ wit′ted adj. having or showing mental acuity • Etymology: 1580–90 sharp′ wit′ted•ly, adv. sharp′ wit′ted•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • sharp-witted — sharp wit|ted [ ,ʃarp wıtəd ] adjective quick to understand things and react to them …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sharp-witted — [shärp′wit΄id] adj. having or showing keen intelligence or discernment; thinking quickly and effectively sharp wittedly adv. sharp wittedness n …   English World dictionary

  • Sharp-witted — Sharp wit ted, a. Having an acute or nicely discerning mind. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sharp-witted — sharp wit|ted [ˌʃa:pˈwıtıd US ˌʃa:rp ] adj able to think and react very quickly …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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