sharp-witted

[ shahrp-wit-id ]
/ ˈʃɑrpˈwɪt ɪd /

adjective

having or showing mental acuity; intellectually discerning; acute.

Origin of sharp-witted

First recorded in 1580–90

Related forms

sharp-wit·ted·ly, adverbsharp-wit·ted·ness, noun
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sharp-witted


adjective

having or showing a keen intelligence; perceptive

Derived Forms

sharp-wittedly, adverbsharp-wittedness, noun
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