Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun wit

3 senses of wit

Sense 1
wit, humor, humour, witticism, wittiness -- (a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter)
       => message, content, subject matter, substance -- (what a communication that is about something is about)

Sense 2
brain, brainpower, learning ability, mental capacity, mentality, wit -- (mental ability; "he's got plenty of brains but no common sense")
       => intelligence -- (the ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience)

Sense 3
wag, wit, card -- (a witty amusing person who makes jokes)
       => humorist, humourist -- (someone who acts speaks or writes in an amusing way)

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