Definition of witted
: having wit or understanding —usually used in combination dull-witted quick-witted
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Cyber officials likely don't appreciate the implication their top leader is naive and slow-witted like Pooh.
Careful tuning lends the IS350 F Sport impressive range, from quiet and smooth and, well, Lexus-like, to quick-witted and screwed down.
With her quick-witted reply, Clarkson owned her figure.
Highly intelligent, feisty and quick-witted, Mrs. Sipe had no patience for spineless educators afraid of student journalists or for clueless, racist ones either.
The new-to-SportWagen all-wheel-drive system was competent and quick-witted during our tests.
Miss Amy is sharp-witted and intellectually curious.
The governor of Tennessee could not come off as more of a gutless, spineless, hapless, dim-witted hick, by the way.
Exiled from court by her paranoid uncle, the quick-witted Rosalind dresses as a man named Ganymede for safety in the wilderness.
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: having wit or understanding —used in combination quick-witted slow-witted
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