the wit

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the wit

: the ability to make good decisions
  • She had the wit to leave before the situation got any worse.

Word by Word Definitions

wit play
  1. : know

  2. : to come to know : learn

  1. : mind, memory

  2. : reasoning power : intelligence

  3. : sense


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