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Another word for witty

Adjective
  1. Intended to excite laughter or amusement

  2. See also:

    laughter

  3. Amusing or pleasing because of wit or originality

  4. See also:

    laughter

Another word for witty

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Synonym Study

  • Jocose suggests a mildly mischievous quality in joking or jesting, sometimes to the point of facetiousness
  • Jocular implies a happy or playful disposition characterized by the desire to amuse others
  • Facetious is now usually derogatory in suggesting an inappropriate or ill-chosen attempt to be witty or humorous
  • Humorous connotes more geniality, gentleness, or whimsicality in saying or doing something that is deliberately comical or amusing
  • Witty implies sharp, amusing cleverness and spontaneity in perceiving and commenting on, esp. in repartee and sometimes sarcastically, the incongruities in life