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  • nounhumor
  • nounperson who is very funny

synonyms for wit

  • fun
  • joke
  • satire
  • aphorism
  • badinage
  • banter
  • burlesque
  • drollery
  • facetiousness
  • gag
  • jest
  • jocularity
  • lark
  • levity
  • pleasantry
  • prank
  • pun
  • quip
  • raillery
  • repartee
  • sally
  • trick
  • whimsicality
  • wisecrack
  • wittiness
  • wordplay
  • bon mot
  • practical joke
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antonyms for wit

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    They wanted to linger for a few days, which turned into four days of heavy drinking and blasting wit, much of it at James’s expense.
    TO FIND HOPE IN AMERICAN COOKING, JAMES BEARD LOOKED TO THE WEST COASTJOHN BIRDSALLOCTOBER 2, 2020EATER
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    IS M&A BACK? INVESTORS HOPE SO, AND THAT’S LIFTING GLOBAL STOCKSBERNHARD WARNERSEPTEMBER 15, 2020FORTUNE
    To wit, the kids this morning masked up and entered the school building, one at a time.
    A FLURRY OF M&A DEALS LIFTS GLOBAL STOCKS. YES, EVEN TECH STOCKSBERNHARD WARNERSEPTEMBER 14, 2020FORTUNE
    With caustic wit, Iannucci examines the humanity of his characters and the absurdity of their behavior with both passion and precision.
    FROM THE VAULTS – STRAIGHT, BUT NOT NARROWBRIAN T. CARNEYSEPTEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
    To wit, buyers appeared eager to jump back into tech names Wednesday.
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    We had six field-pieces, but we only took four, harnessed wit twice the usual number of horses.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    To place wit above sense is to place superfluity above utility.
    PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
    Vincent Alsop died; a presbyterian clergyman, who attacked Dr. Sherlock with great wit and some seriousness.
    THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
    He was judge of the admiralty court of Pennsylvania; his writings abound with wit, humor and satire.
    THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
    John Hales died; an English author, so much admired for his wit and learning, that he is called the ever memorable.
    THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
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