quick-witted


quick–wit·ted

adjective \ˈkwik-ˈwi-təd\

: having or showing the ability to think and understand things quickly

Full Definition of QUICK-WITTED

:  quick in perception and understanding :  mentally alert
quick–wit·ted·ly adverb
quick–wit·ted·ness noun

First Known Use of QUICK-WITTED

1530

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Synonyms
alert, brainy, bright, brilliant, clever, exceptional, fast, hyperintelligent, keen, nimble, quick, quick-witted, sharp, sharp-witted, smart, supersmart, ultrasmart
Antonyms
airheaded, birdbrained, boneheaded, brain-dead, brainless, bubbleheaded, chuckleheaded, dense, dim, dim-witted, doltish, dopey (also dopy), dorky [slang], dull, dumb, dunderheaded, empty-headed, fatuous, gormless [chiefly British], half-witted, knuckleheaded, lamebrain (or lamebrained), lunkheaded, mindless, obtuse, opaque, pinheaded, senseless, simple, slow, slow-witted, soft, softheaded, stupid, thick, thickheaded, thick-witted, unbrilliant, unintelligent, unsmart, vacuous, weak-minded, witless
See Synonym Discussion at intelligent

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