Webster 1913 Edition
Possessed of wit; knowing; wise; skillful; judicious; clever; cunning.
[Obs.]“The deep-revolving witty Buckingham.”
Especially, possessing wit or humor; good at repartee; droll; facetious; sometimes, sarcastic;“Honeycomb, who was so unmercifully witty upon the women.”
wittyremark, poem, and the like
Syn. – Acute; smart; sharp; arch; keen; facetious; amusing; humorous; satirical; ironical; taunting.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.Possessed of wit; full of wit; as a witty poet.
2.Judicious; ingenious; inventive.
3.Sarcastic; full of taunts.
Honeycomb was unmercifully witty upon the women.