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witted

[wit-id]
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adjective
  1. having wit or wits (usually used in combination): quick-witted; slow-witted; dull-witted.
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Origin of witted

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at wit1, -ed3
Related formswit·ted·ness, noun
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Related Words for witted

slippery, shifty, treacherous, smooth, subtle, artful, astute, cagey, catchy, clever, crafty, cunning, deceitful, deep, delusive, devious, dishonest, foxy, greasy, insidious

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Historical Examples of witted

  • He is a drunkard, and not much more than four fifths "witted."

    Glimpses of Three Coasts

    Helen Hunt Jackson


Word Origin and History for witted

adj.

late 14c. in compounds, "having wits" (of a certain kind), from wit (n.).

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