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Definition 1: a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for witticism in the sense of this definition

(witticism is a kind of ...) what a communication that is about something is about

(... is a kind of witticism ) an exceedingly good witticism that surpasses all that have gone before

(... is a kind of witticism ) ribald humor

(... is a kind of witticism ) verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously)

"he became a figure of fun" "he said it in sport"

(... is a kind of witticism ) a humorous or satirical drawing published in a newspaper or magazine

(... is a kind of witticism ) a representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect

(... is a kind of witticism ) a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter

"he told a very funny joke" "he knows a million gags" "thanks for the laugh" "he laughed unpleasantly at his own jest" "even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point"

(... is a kind of witticism ) adroitness and cleverness in reply

(... is a kind of witticism ) a witty comment or writing

(... is a kind of witticism ) a clever remark

(... is a kind of witticism ) a witty remark that occurs to you too late

(... is a kind of witticism ) wit having a sharp and caustic quality

"he commented with typical pungency" "the bite of satire"

(... is a kind of witticism ) witty language used to convey insults or scorn

"he used sarcasm to upset his opponent" "irony is wasted on the stupid" "Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their own"

(witticism is the domain which ... is member of) (used facetiously) refinement

(witticism is the domain which ... is member of) (used facetiously) refined and well-mannered

(witticism is the usage domain for ...) (facetious) a serving of an alcoholic beverage

(witticism is the usage domain for ...) a harsh or humorous critic (sometimes intended as a facetious compliment)

"the honoree gave his roasters as good as he got"

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