- n.风趣; 才思; 理解力; 智力; 明智
- 复数: wits;
Better a witty fool man than a foolish wit.
It is an anthology that crackles with wit and wisdom.
He has a swift wit.
The barb of his wit made us wince.
Wit bought is better than wit taught.
His wit made even troubles seem amusing.
Sloth turns the edge of wit.
Ladies and gentlemen paraded their fine manners, wit, and charm.
女士们和绅士们卖弄他们的美妙姿态 、 才智和魅力.
Our teacher is full of wit when he has a lesson.
A fall into the pit, a gain in your wit.
There is wit enough , and to spare.
He is a nimble and versatile wit.
He is a man of many words but of little wit.
Her conversation was salted with wit.
His mordant wit appealed to students.
She was known for the quickness of her wit.
Much of the wit is lost in translation.
Mr Brooke is renowned for his dry wit.
He'd like "happiness" to be given a new and more scientifically descriptive label, to wit "Major affective disorder, pleasant type".
Holmes was gregarious, a great wit, a man of wide interests.
His abrasive wit and caustic comments were an interviewer's nightmare.
Ellie uses wit as a goad to try to force people to see what is in front of them.
The essays could do with a flash of wit or humor.
Julie Burchill is famous for her precocity and rapier wit.
Wit Wolzek claimed the legislation could impinge on privacy, self determination and respect for religious liberty.
He was a man of great charm and not inconsiderable wit.
Boulding was known for his biting wit.
He was acclaimed for his acerbic wit and repartee.
The information is there and waiting to be accessed by anyone with the wit to use it.
It's full of wit and humour.
2015年高考英语上海卷 阅读理解 阅读B 选项
Facebook, therefore, is a self-enhancer's paradise,where people can share only the most flattering photos, the cream of their wit, style, beauty, intellect and lifestyles.
2014年考研真题（英语二）阅读理解 Section Ⅱ收起真题例句
1. a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
2. mental ability;
"he's got plenty of brains but no common sense"
3. a witty amusing person who makes jokes
wit 智力, 才智, 智慧
wit智慧,观察→n.智力, 才智, 智慧
witness 证人, 目击者;证明, 证词
wit智慧,观察+ness表名词→n.证人, 目击者;证明, 证词
be at one's wits' end
be overwhelmed with difficulties and at a loss as to what to do next
be frightened (或 scared) out of one's wits
be extremely frightened; be immobilized by fear
gather (或 collect) one's wits
allow oneself to think calmly and clearly in a demanding situation
have (或 keep) one's wits about one
be constantly alert and vigilant
live by one's wits
earn money by clever and sometimes dishonest means, having no regular employment
pit one's wits against
compete with (someone or something)
at (one's) wits' end
At the limit of one's mental resources; utterly at a loss.
have (one's) wits about (one) 或 keep (one's) wits about (one)
To remain alert or calm, especially in a crisis.
That is to say; namely.
mind, intellect, intelligence, brains, wit, wisdom