Witticism Definition

wĭtĭ-sĭzəm
witticisms
noun
witticisms
A witty remark.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Witticism

Noun

Singular:
witticism
Plural:
witticisms

Origin of Witticism

  • witty +"Ž -icism; coined in the 1670s by John Dryden, in analogy with criticism.

    From Wiktionary

  • Blend of witty criticism

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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