witticism[ wit-uh-siz-uhm ]SEE DEFINITION OF witticism
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WITTICISM
This was apparently a witticism; at any rate, it elicited roars of laughter.
Aunt Agathe, always ready with a witticism, risked several jokes.
Urbanity he practised, not with jest and witticism, but by the courtesy of his demeanour.
A grin of self-approval at his own witticism closed this speech.
And deriving much comfort from this witticism, she went on her way.
He ought to have joined in the laugh, and rewarded Archy on the spot for so good a witticism.
Sheard laughed, treating the words as a witticism, and hurried away.
"It is only a witticism of Philip's, who has been in to see me," said Mrs. Dennistoun.
He thought this was a capital joke, and followed his witticism with a laugh.
The moment he starts a witticism, it will be as if a bear of the Pyrenees were rope-walking.