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witticism

wit·ti·cism

witticism

 
 
pronunciation:
wI t sih zm
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: a witty remark, joke, insult, or saying.
The play is full of brilliant witticisms that delight and amuse the audience at every performance.
synonyms:
one-liner, quip, sally
similar words:
aphorism, bon mot, comeback, epigram, gibe, jest, joke, repartee, retort, sarcasm, wisecrack, zinger
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