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noun as in witticism

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A talented cartoonist, distinguished practical joker, and recognized as one of the kings of bon mot, he led a free and easy life.

This style of the decadence is the "dernier mot" of Verbe, summoned to express all and to venture to the very extremes.

A joke, a banter, a bon-mot, make more impression upon the man of the world than all the grave notions of his religion.

So Macklin subsided; and Thyrsis learned afterwards that his remark was going the rounds, being considered to be a mot.

The "sire," fell on the ears of Madame Chalice like a mot in a play; but Valmond, living up to his part, was grave and solicitous.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mot, such as: gibe, wisecrack, gag, jest, joke, and pun.

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