mentally nimble and resourceful;
"saved an embarrassing situation with quick-witted tact"
- Use your quick wit to win points and friends.
- Her quick wits saved the boy's life.
- She countered all the press attacks with quick wit and skillful language.
- The mouse had a quick wit and was able to maneuver his way out of danger.
- The priority was assigned to children who have quick wit and good manner.
- Mrs. Werner, a tiny woman with a quick wit, never wanted presents on her birthday.