[ UK /wˈɪtɪli/ ]
[ US /ˈwɪtəɫi/ ]
[ US /ˈwɪtəɫi/ ]
in a witty manner
he would wittily chime into our conversation
How To Use wittily In A Sentence
- Wiig plays Annie, first seen being humped vigorously by the wittily caddish Jon Hamm, who doesn't notice or care that his partner isn't exactly enjoying herself. Marshall Fine: Movie Review: Bridesmaids
- And although the gulling of Benedick is wittily done - with an importunate boy messenger demanding a tip from the supposedly hidden protagonist - that of Beatrice lapses into farce as she is drenched by a garden hose.
- He wittily disposes of the argument against women's ordination, which is premised on the fact that the Twelve Apostles were all men: "No Celts were among Jesus's Apostles, but the Irish can be ordained. Insight Scoop | The Ignatius Press Blog:
- The word was apparently coined in the 1790s by David's students, wittily combining rocaille and barocco, to refer disparagingly to the taste fashionable under Louis XV.
- He wittily captures the psychology of the situation without actually showing many of the faces.
- Each week, members of the public get the chance to lure their loved ones into wittily original set-ups, scrapes and moral dilemmas.
- The definitive upscale society animal: a baggily handsome, cigar-wielding martini aficionado who only seems to exist in the half-light of wittily conceived, beautifully styled cocktail lounges.
- Ian addressed the assembly on behalf of the students, speaking warmly and wittily of his time in the school.
- The third-season opener wittily reunited Heaton with her Everybody Loves Raymond hubby Ray Romano, who guested in a flashback as Mike's nudnik ex-high-school classmate who nearly ruined his honeymoon with Heaton's Frankie. Cheers & Jeers: Why Doesn't Everybody Love The Middle?
- Boyle's novels are wittily and slyly satiric about the earnest, innocent reforming utopians who questioned social attitudes and proselytised progressive, perfectionist ideals.