witling

noun
wit·​ling | \ ˈwit-liŋ How to pronounce witling (audio) \

Definition of witling

1 : a would-be wit
2 : a person of little wit

First Known Use of witling

1693, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Witling.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/witling. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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