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wit/ˈwɪt/noun
pluralwits
wit
/ˈwɪt/
noun
pluralwits
Learner's definition of WIT  
[noncount]  : an ability to say or write things that are clever and usually funny
[count]  : a person who is known for making clever and funny remarks
— see also half-wit, nitwit
wits [plural]  : the ability to think or reason
— see also battle of wits at 1battle
   b  the wit  : the ability to make good decisions

at (your) wit's end

(chiefly US)orat (your) wits' end
: not able to continue thinking or trying to solve a problem : upset and unable to think of what needs to be done

out of your wits

informal
— used for emphasis with verbs like scare and frighten

to wit

formal
— used before stating the specific thing or example being discussed
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