Synonyms of wit in English:

wit


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noun

1also wits‘Eleanor was possessed of a great deal of native wit’

SYNONYMS

intelligence, shrewdness, astuteness, cleverness, canniness, acuteness, acuity, sharpness, sharp-wittedness, sense, good sense, common sense, wisdom, sagacity, judgement, understanding, acumen, discernment, perception, insight, percipience, perspicacity

brains, mind

informal nous, gumption, horse sense

British informal common

North American informal savvy, smarts

ANTONYMS

stupidity

2‘I wanted to bowl him over with my sparkling wit’

SYNONYMS

wittiness, humour, funniness, facetiousness, drollery, waggishness

repartee, badinage, banter, wordplay, raillery, jokes, witticisms, quips, puns

ANTONYMS

humourlessness

3‘she's such a wit’

SYNONYMS

wag, comedian, humorist, funny person, comic, joker, jokester

farceur

informal character

dated, informal card, caution

rare punster