- [U] 风趣,妙语 the ability to say things which are both clever and amusing at the same time
- [P] 心智,才智 power of thought
a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
"he's got plenty of brains but no common sense"
a witty amusing person who makes jokes
- Wit is the lowest form of humor.
- His character is a combination of wit and kindness.
- Sloth tarnishes the edge of wit.
- He gave me a taste of his acid wit.
- His keen wit flashes out occasionally.
- The audience rose to his verve and wit.
- Oscar Wilde was a famous wit.
- He will leave at the end of term, to wit 30 July.
- Our teacher is full of wit when he has a lesson.
- He is a boy of quick wits.
- at one's wits' end
不知所措not knowing what to do or say because of worry or desperation
- have sb's wits about sb
随机应变be remain alert and ready to act
- to wit 即
- mother wit 天资
- do to wit 使知道,使懂得...
- half-wit 愚蠢低能的人...
- Attic wit 文雅的机智
- at one's wit's end 智穷力竭
- present wit 睿智
- live by one's wits 靠小聪明过日子...
- at one's wits' end 智穷计尽
- dim-wit 傻瓜
- have one's wits about one 警觉
- wit. =witness
- keep one's wits about one 警觉
- scare someone out of his wit 把某人吓得魂不附体...
- woman's wit 女人凭直觉的洞察力...
- have a slow wit 蠢
- Wit bought is better than wit taught. 亲身经验最可贵。...
- more wit in his little finger than in your whole body 他比你聪明千百倍...
- flash of wit 突然出现的机智,灵机...
- have a quick wit 有急智
I am as well in my wits, fool, as thou art.出自：Twelfth Night , Shakespeare
It is a thing so euident..that whosoeuer denieth it, is (surely) out of his wit.出自： M. Fotherby
The perill of this place I better wot then you.出自： Spenser
All day I wot not what to do.出自： A. Montgomerie
They..witting little that the tide has long since turned.出自：Century Magazine