wittily

[ UK /wˈɪtɪli/ ]
[ US /ˈwɪtəɫi/ ]
ADVERB
  1. in a witty manner
    he would wittily chime into our conversation
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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.
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