quickwitted

quick-witted

[kwik-wit-id]
adjective
having a nimble, alert mind.

Origin:
1520–30; quick + wit1 + -ed3

quick-wittedly, adverb
quick-wittedness, noun


keen, perceptive, smart, clever, sharp.
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quick-witted
 
adj
having a keenly alert mind, esp as used to avert danger, make effective reply, etc
 
quick-'wittedly
 
adv
 
quick-'wittedness
 
n

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