Word "WIT" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
a witty amusing person who makes jokes
Synonyms:
card, wag

Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
mental ability
Synonyms:
brain, brainpower, learning ability, mental capacity, mentality

Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
Synonyms:
humor, humour, witticism, wittiness

Crossword Clues for WIT

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Clue Source Date
Punster New York Times 14 Sep 2022
Humorist Eugene Sheffer 01 Sep 2022
Humour The Telegraph Quick 22 Aug 2022
“Educated insolence,” according to Aristotle Wall Street Journal 18 Aug 2022
Humour The Telegraph Quick 17 Aug 2022
A way with words Canadiana 08 Aug 2022
Humor Universal 18 Jul 2022
Humour The Telegraph Quick 18 Jul 2022
Humor Family Time 17 Jul 2022
"Sharp" humor Universal 23 Jun 2022
Essence of a good roast New York Times 16 Jun 2022
Funny fellow Thomas Joseph 10 Jun 2022
Humorist Eugene Sheffer 02 Jun 2022
"Brevity is the soul of ___" Universal 20 May 2022
Humor Wall Street Journal 17 May 2022
Playfulness of a pun The Washington Post Sunday 15 May 2022
Humorist Eugene Sheffer 07 May 2022
Humor Thomas Joseph 27 Apr 2022
Humorist’s specialty Wall Street Journal 11 Apr 2022
Humour or common sense Irish Times Simplex 08 Apr 2022
Feature of repartee The Washington Post Sunday 13 Mar 2022
Humorist Eugene Sheffer 07 Mar 2022
Humorist Eugene Sheffer 05 Mar 2022
Humorist Eugene Sheffer 03 Mar 2022
Comic's quality USA Today 26 Feb 2022
Comic quality Wall Street Journal 16 Feb 2022
Humorist Eugene Sheffer 07 Feb 2022
Sense of humor Family Time 30 Jan 2022
Keen intelligence The Times Concise 11 Jan 2022
It may be dry or sparkling Wall Street Journal 10 Jan 2022
Funny one New York Times 06 Jan 2022
Ingenuity The Telegraph Quick 25 Dec 2021
Humorist Eugene Sheffer 22 Dec 2021
Humorist Eugene Sheffer 30 Nov 2021
Comedian's skill Universal 21 Nov 2021
Humorist Thomas Joseph 19 Nov 2021
Dorothy Parker's forte Universal 25 Oct 2021
Humour or common sense Irish Times Simplex 28 Sep 2021
Bon mot speaker Wall Street Journal 07 Sep 2021
Zinger characteristic The Washington Post Sunday 29 Aug 2021
Gag writer's asset LA Times Daily 09 Aug 2021
Gag writer's asset The Washington Post 09 Aug 2021
Mental sharpness Wall Street Journal 07 Aug 2021
Cleverness Universal 06 Aug 2021
A pun is said to be the lowest form of this New York Times 03 Aug 2021
Satirist’s specialty Wall Street Journal 03 Aug 2021
Knack for quick humor USA Today 30 Jul 2021
Card’s quality Wall Street Journal 29 Jul 2021
Humour with husband sent packing The Sun Two Speed 23 May 2021
Common sense The Sun Two Speed 23 May 2021
Humour Canadiana 19 Apr 2021
'___ has truth in it; wisecracking is simply calisthenics with words': Dorothy Parker New York Times 17 Apr 2021
Cleverness Universal 15 Apr 2021
Humour The Telegraph Quick 12 Apr 2021
Mental quickness Newsday 04 Apr 2021
Rib tickler Newsday 20 Mar 2021
Keen intelligence The Times Concise 04 Mar 2021
Brevity is the soul of ___ Universal 28 Feb 2021
Card New York Times 20 Feb 2021
Humorist's talent Newsday 18 Feb 2021
Wag’s specialty Wall Street Journal 28 Jan 2021
It can be cutting or sparkling Universal 24 Dec 2020
Quipster's asset Newsday 17 Dec 2020
Cleverness USA Today 15 Dec 2020
Clever one The Washington Post 10 Dec 2020
Clever one LA Times Daily 10 Dec 2020
Clever humor Wall Street Journal 01 Dec 2020
Knack for quick comebacks USA Today 11 Nov 2020
Ability to amuse Newsday 18 Oct 2020
Cleverness New York Times 11 Oct 2020
Feature of Algonquin Round Table discussions Jonesin 06 Oct 2020
Humor New York Times 14 Sep 2020
Quick quality The Washington Post 13 Sep 2020
Quick quality LA Times Daily 13 Sep 2020
Humor Thomas Joseph 25 Aug 2020
Waiter hasn't got ear of comedian Irish Times Crosaire 15 Aug 2020
Verbal cleverness Newsday 10 Aug 2020
Funny fellow Thomas Joseph 04 Aug 2020
Joke writer's forte Universal 16 Jul 2020
Humorist Thomas Joseph 10 Jul 2020
Humorist Eugene Sheffer 29 Jun 2020
Ingenuity The Telegraph Quick 29 Jun 2020
Clever humor Universal 10 Jun 2020
Wordplay and such Universal 30 May 2020
Comedic quality Universal 28 May 2020
Dorothy Parker quality Wall Street Journal 23 May 2020
Comedian's asset Universal 11 May 2020
Mental capacity Family Time 12 Apr 2020
Nous The Times Concise 08 Mar 2020
Joke writer's specialty USA Today 01 Mar 2020
Verbal deftness Newsday 27 Feb 2020
Quipster LA Times Daily 24 Feb 2020
Quipster The Washington Post 24 Feb 2020
Wilde strength The Washington Post Sunday 02 Feb 2020
Comical quality Newsday 30 Dec 2019
Sharp humor LA Times Daily 19 Dec 2019
Sharp humor The Washington Post 19 Dec 2019
Comic’s forte Wall Street Journal 16 Dec 2019
Humour or common sense Irish Times Simplex 04 Dec 2019
Clever one Newsday 24 Nov 2019
Mental ability Family Time 11 Nov 2019
Zinger deliverer or wisecracker Family Time 20 Oct 2019
Humorist's strength The Washington Post Sunday 29 Sep 2019
Acumen Wall Street Journal 28 Sep 2019
One always ready with quick comebacks LA Times Daily 16 Sep 2019
One always ready with quick comebacks The Washington Post 16 Sep 2019
Conan quality Wall Street Journal 05 Sep 2019
Card Wall Street Journal 28 Aug 2019
Jokester New York Times 19 Aug 2019
Joker The Washington Post 09 Aug 2019
Joker LA Times Daily 09 Aug 2019
Groucho's forte USA Today 04 Aug 2019
Cleverness Newsday 17 Jul 2019
'Irreverence is easy--what's hard is __': Tom Lehrer The Washington Post 26 Jun 2019
"Irreverence is easy--what's hard is __": Tom Lehrer LA Times Daily 26 Jun 2019
Brevity is said to be the soul of it New York Times 24 Jun 2019
Comical skill Newsday 07 Jun 2019
Routine strength? The Washington Post Sunday 28 Apr 2019
A way with words The New Yorker 18 Mar 2019
Quipster's quality USA Today 17 Mar 2019
Skill with wordplay Universal 16 Mar 2019
Intelligence The Telegraph Quick 15 Feb 2019
Comical sort Premier Sunday 10 Feb 2019
Humorist's skill Newsday 07 Feb 2019
Wag's quality USA Today 13 Jan 2019
One always ready with quick comebacks
Card
Conan quality
"Irreverence is easy--what's hard is __": Tom Lehrer
Skill with wordplay
Acumen
Quipster's quality
Jokester
Brevity is said to be the soul of it
Wag's quality
Groucho's forte
Joker
Comic's asset Universal 29 Dec 2018
Oscar Wilde's forte Jonesin 27 Nov 2018
Romeo's was 'a most sharp sauce,' per Shakespeare New York Times 09 Nov 2018
'Rapier' quality USA Today 28 Sep 2018
Clever comedian Universal 25 Sep 2018
Life of the party, often Newsday 06 Sep 2018
Quip quality, hopefully The Washington Post Sunday 02 Sep 2018
Drollness, humour Irish Times Simplex 29 Aug 2018
Expert in repartee Wall Street Journal 21 Aug 2018
Funny one's asset Universal 04 Aug 2018
Funny fellow Wall Street Journal 16 Jul 2018
Slayer of a sort Newsday 14 Jul 2018
Joke writer's asset USA Today 18 Jun 2018
Drollery Family Time 11 Jun 2018
Stand-up specialty Wall Street Journal 05 May 2018
Clever nature Newsday 19 Apr 2018
Zinger deliverer USA Today 10 Apr 2018
Funny person Family Time 08 Apr 2018
Humour from Switzerland The Sun Two Speed 07 Apr 2018
Humour The Sun Two Speed 07 Apr 2018
Jokester Premier Sunday 25 Mar 2018
Marx asset LA Times Daily 24 Feb 2018
Marx asset The Washington Post 24 Feb 2018
Satirist's asset USA Today 16 Feb 2018
'There's many a man hath more hair than ___': Shak New York Times 14 Feb 2018
Verbal deftness The Washington Post 03 Feb 2018
Verbal deftness LA Times Daily 03 Feb 2018
Apt humor Premier Sunday 14 Jan 2018
Romeo's was "a most sharp sauce," per Shakespeare
Stand-up specialty
Verbal deftness
Joke writer's asset
Satirist's asset
Zinger deliverer
Expert in repartee
Funny fellow
Clever comedian
"There's many a man hath more hair than ___": Shak.
Clever humor
Comic's asset
Funny one's asset
Marx asset
"Rapier" quality
'At twenty years of age, the will reigns; at thirty, the ____' The Times Specialist Sunday 10 Dec 2017
Life of the party, perhaps Newsday 08 Dec 2017
Acuity The Telegraph Quick 28 Nov 2017
Oscar Wilde, e.g The Washington Post 04 Nov 2017
Oscar Wilde, e.g LA Times Daily 04 Nov 2017
Quick thinking New York Times 22 Oct 2017
Jocularity Jonesin 03 Oct 2017
Humor Universal 14 Sep 2017
Talent for repartee Wall Street Journal 13 Sep 2017
Quick thinking LA Times Daily 02 Sep 2017
Quick thinking The Washington Post 02 Sep 2017
Punster The Washington Post 08 Aug 2017
Punster LA Times Daily 08 Aug 2017
Funny person's asset Family Time 09 Jul 2017
Humour; wag The Telegraph Quick 12 Jun 2017
Asset for a funny ad-libber Universal 09 Jun 2017
Quipster Newsday 28 May 2017
Punster's quality USA Today 27 May 2017
Ingenuity Universal 18 May 2017
Ingenuity; wag The Telegraph Quick 24 Apr 2017
Algonquin Round Table member, e.g LA Times Daily 13 Apr 2017
Algonquin Round Table member, e.g The Washington Post 13 Apr 2017
"Quick" thing for a comic to have Universal 19 Mar 2017
Humor Wall Street Journal 06 Feb 2017
Ad libber's asset USA Today 25 Jan 2017
Asset for a funny ad-libber
Ingenuity
Oscar Wilde, e.g.
Algonquin Round Table member, e.g.
Punster
Quick thinking
Quick thinking
Punster's quality
Humor
Mark Twain, notably New York Times 20 Dec 2016
Droll humor Universal 04 Dec 2016
Clever type Premier Sunday 04 Dec 2016
Clever humor Family Time 07 Nov 2016
Punster's skill Universal 16 Oct 2016
Clever commenter Newsday 15 Sep 2016
Satirist's specialty Jonesin 13 Sep 2016
Quipster or punster USA Today 07 Sep 2016
Comedian Thomas Joseph 27 Aug 2016
Intelligence Canadiana 15 Aug 2016
Oscar Wilde's forte USA Today 14 Jul 2016
Will Rogers forte USA Today 09 Jul 2016
One skilled at repartee Universal 21 Jun 2016
Jimmy Fallon asset LA Times Daily 14 Jun 2016
'Few love it unless in themselves,' per Lord Chesterfield New York Times 19 May 2016
Clever person Newsday 20 Mar 2016
Frequent quote source Newsday 02 Jan 2016
Oscar Wilde's forte
Quipster or punster
Will Rogers forte
One skilled at repartee
Jimmy Fallon asset
Card
Mark Twain, notably
Droll humor
Wilde, for one Eugene Sheffer 31 Dec 2015
It may be dry or sparkling LA Times Daily 06 Dec 2015
Brainy skill Newsday 04 Dec 2015
Jokester Eugene Sheffer 01 Dec 2015
Mental agility Universal 27 Nov 2015
Leg-puller Universal 05 Sep 2015
Sharp humor USA Today 04 Sep 2015
Mental ability Universal 04 Jul 2015
'___ and wisdom are like the seven stars, seldom seen together': Thomas Fuller New York Times 28 Jun 2015
Card quality Wall Street Journal 19 Jun 2015
Talent for persiflage USA Today 09 Jun 2015
Swift quality Wall Street Journal 05 Jun 2015
Wilde thing? Wall Street Journal 22 May 2015
Card's quality Wall Street Journal 17 Apr 2015
Knack for snappy comebacks LA Times Daily 25 Mar 2015
Comedian's forte Jonesin 03 Mar 2015
Wag Canadiana 26 Jan 2015
Zinger deliverer Universal 04 Jan 2015
Clever one
Clever person
Brainy skill
Knack for snappy comebacks
It may be dry or sparkling
Cleverness
Dorothy Parker quality
Clever sort
"___ and wisdom are like the seven stars, seldom seen together": Thomas Fuller
Humor columnist's gift
Characteristic of lyrics, at times
Wilde thing?
Swift quality
Card's quality
Card quality
Talent for persiflage
Sharp humor
Leg-puller
Mental ability
Mental agility
Zinger deliverer
Quipster
One quick to quip
Sense of humor
Card quality
Woody Allen asset
Wordplay quality
Zinger producer
One skilled in repartee
Seinfeld asset
One skilled at repartee
Talent for banter
"Quotation is a serviceable substitute for __": Wilde
Card's quality
Punster, for one
"Well-bred insolence," per Aristotle
Cleverness
It can be dry or sparkling
Jon Stewart display
Native ___
Romeo's was "a most sharp sauce"
Tina Fey display
What "many a man hath more hair than," in Shakespeare
Wordplay, e.g.
Sense of humor
Oscar Wilde's forte
Quickness of mind
Quipster
Mental quickness
Ad-libber's asset
Comedian's asset
Stephen Colbert asset
Drollery
Stephen Colbert asset
Quipster
Drollery
Coward, for one
Card
Seinfeld specialty
Comedian's asset
Part of lyrical content, at times
Keenness
Clever sort
Cleverness
Jesting type
Smile-inducing speaker
Cleverness
Wordplay user
Quipster
Mental quickness
1999 Pulitzer-winning play by Margaret Edson
A lively person may have a sparkling one
Typical Algonquin Round Table member
Jon Stewart forte
Ability to say clever things
Quipping sort
Ad-libber's asset
Amusing quality
Mental capacity
Cleverness
Comedian's asset
It may be native
Parker pen product
Quipster, or the defining attribute of one
1999 Pulitzer-winning play by Margaret Edson
Mental quickness
Wordplay user
Satirist's quality
Life of the party, perhaps
Quipster's attribute
Clever one
Cleverness
Feature of Algonquin Round Table discussions
Astuteness
Raconteur's asset
Dorothy Parker forte
Charming person's asset, perhaps
1999 Pulitzer Prize-winning Margaret Edson play
Ad-libber's asset
"Rock ___ U" (Awww Baby)" (Ashanti)
Sense of humor
Oscar Wilde's gift
Producer of a zinger
Dorothy Parker forte
Quipster
Card quality
1999 Pulitzer-winning drama
Amusing quality
Bon mot expert
Cleverness
Drollery
Amusing quality
Bon mot expert
Cleverness
Quipster's asset
Punster
Swift gift
Verbal deftness
Amusing one
Wilde, notably
"The noblest frailty of the mind": Shadwell
Wilde, notably
"The noblest frailty of the mind": Shadwell
Good humor man
Talent of Leno or Letterman
Jesting sort
Raconteur asset
Comical quality
"Educated insolence," to Aristotle
Comedian's asset
Sharpness
"Educated insolence," to Aristotle
Punning and such
Clever sort
Talent for repartee
Good humor man?
Good humor man?
Cleverness
Jon Stewart asset
Talent for banter
Clever humor
Humorist's forte
Dorothy Parker, for one
Dorothy Parker had it
Oscar Levant, e.g.
Twain's talent
Good humor man?
Wilde forte
Apt humor
___ and wisdom
Puns and such
Art Buchwald's sine qua non
Raconteur's asset
Ability to banter
Play that won the 1999 Pulitzer for Drama
Quipster
Drollery
Expert banterer
"Educated insolence," according to Aristotle
Dorothy Parker, for one
Brainpower
Repartee
Namely, after "to"
One-liner producer
Acumen
1999 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama
Ad-libber's asset
Droll humor
Mental agility
Knack for comebacks
Comedian
Sagacity
Repartee
Wisecracker
Funny one
Quipster
Knack for comebacks
1999 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama
Wildean quality
Swift quality
Jester
Wisecracker
Quipster
Dorothy Parker quality
Clever humor
Mother __
Talent for persiflage
It may be dry
Comic
Clever sort
Oscar Wilde, notably
"Cultured insolence," according to Aristotle
Apt humor
Drollery
Half-___ (foolish person)
Humorist's quality
Clever sort
Comic
Groucho trademark
Clever one
Talent for banter
Drollery
Mental quickness
Zinger producer
Margaret Edson's Pulitzer-winning play
Quickness
Wilde forte
Comic's need
Drollery
Quickness
Wilde forte
Gift for repartee
Good humor man?
Rapier __
Sagacity
Punster's skill
Comic
Wisdom's partner
Sharpness
He's a hoot
Repartee expert
Reparteeist
Humor
Reparteeist
Raconteur's asset
Real card
Rib-tickler
Seinfeld, for one
Sharpness
Funny bone tickler
Ad-libber's asset
Card
Good humor man
Humor
Punster's skill
Robert Benchley trait
One skilled in repartee
Good humor man
Real card
Rib-tickler
Seinfeld, for one
Natural intelligence
Punster
Marx forte
Zinger producer
Ingenuity
Pulitzer-winning play of 1999
Humorist
Card
Drollery
One good at comebacks
Really funny guy
Dave Barry's faculty
Brainpower
Jocularity
Verbal deftness
Really funny guy
Talent for banter
Dorothy Parker, for one
Sharp humor
Drollery
Card
Jester
Waggishness
One skilled at repartee
Leg-puller
Quotable one
Margaret Edson's Pulitzer-winning play of 1999
Drollery
48-Down, e.g.
Quality associated with John McCain
Talent for persiflage
To ___: namely
Epigrammatist
Dorothy Parker quality
Dim ending
He's a hoot
Twain's talent
One-liner producer
Funnyman
Punster, for one
Clever sort
Seinfeld asset
Funny guy
Groucho Marx forte
1999 Pulitzer Prize-winning play
Humor
Sense of humor
Smile-inducing speaker
Zinger producer
Sense of humor
Raillery
1999 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama
Talent for persiflage
Repartee
Wilde quality
One-liner producer
Coward, for one
Jackie Mason or Buddy Hackett
Epigrammatist
Quipster
Source of zingers
Seinfeld specialty
Dorothy Parker, for one
Wilde talent
Erma Bombeck's specialty
Clever one
Fred Allen for one
Repartee
Cerf for one
Seinfeld, e.g.
Sparkling gift?
Comedian
Humorist
Acumen
Astuteness
Dorothy Parker, e.g.
Wisdom's partner
Good sense
Clever comedian
Wilde was one
Reasoning power
Wag
Intellect
Youngman or Berle, e.g.
Wilde's forte
Thurber was one
Retorts are his forte
Expert in banter
Quipper
Wag
Repartee adept
Attic appendage
Its soul is brevity
Clever one
Humor
Wilde forte
Drollery
Comedian
Attic ___
Mark Russell's forte
Brevity is its soul
Intelligence
Repartee requisite
Thinker; brain
G.B.S. was one
What G.B.S. had
To ___ (for example)
Dim or half
Half or dim
Gagster
Comedian's forte
Wordplay
Joker
Wilde, for one
Perception.
Resourcefulness.
Acumen.
Attic salt.
Pleasantry.
Good humor man.
Quipster.
Droll fellow.
Repartee.
Raconteur's asset.
Farceur.
Amusing one.
Humor.
Ingenuity.
Raillery.
Epigrammatist.
Scintillating one.
Joker.
Humorist.
Attribute of 7 Down.
Mental alertness.
To ___ (namely).
Maker of epigrams.
Funnyman.
To ___.
Groucho's stock in trade.
Epigram maker.
Toastmaster's job.
Drollery.
Shavian forte.
Talent for a good M. C.
Its soul is brevity.
Clever one.
Waggishness.
Cleverness.
Famed for it was 56 Down.
One clever at repartee.
Max Beerbohm, for instance.
G. B. S. or Oscar Wilde.
"Brevity is the soul of ___."—Hamlet.
Improv comic's skill
Zingers and such
Zinger deliverer
Wordplay maven
Stephen Colbert asset
Raconteur's asset
Crossword cluer's asset, hopefully
Fun guy to be around
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