Part of speech:
Of or like an aphorism
Clearly and briefly stated; terse
Brief and to the point; effectively concise:
Convincing; strongly appealing; compelling action, assent, or belief. Convincing; strongly appealing; compelling action, assent, or belief.
Prompting considerable thought:
Having (an) offspring developing in the uterus; that has conceived; with young or with child
Having much weight; very heavy; ponderous
Considerable; ample; large
Full of or given to using aphorisms, especially in a pompously moralizing manner.
Having the nature of an epigram; terse, witty, etc.
Marked by aphorisms; aphoristic:
Keenly clever; stimulating
Pleasingly firm and fresh:
Using relatively few words; concise
Taking little space; arranged neatly in a small space
Using or marked by the use of few words; terse or concise.
Showing or conveying meaning, especially without words:
Having or expressing a meaning:
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
Precisely meaningful and tersely cogent
Find another word for pithy. In this page you can discover 36 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for pithy, like: trenchant, aphoristic, pointed, succinct, terse, cogent, meaty, forcible, pregnant, weighty and substantial.