[ pith-ee ]
/ ˈpɪθ i /
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adjective, pith·i·er, pith·i·est.
brief, forceful, and meaningful in expression; full of vigor, substance, or meaning; terse; forcible: a pithy observation.
of, like, or abounding in pith.
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OTHER WORDS FROM pithypith·i·ly, adverbpith·i·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for pithy
The very pithiness of it, so characteristic of the excellent but bigoted Omar, is enough to cast suspicion upon it.The Unseen World and Other Essays|John Fiske
British Dictionary definitions for pithy
/ (ˈpɪθɪ) /
adjective pithier or pithiest
terse and full of meaning or substance
of, resembling, or full of pith
Derived forms of pithypithily, adverbpithiness, noun
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