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Dictionary entry overview: What does wits mean?
• WITS (noun)
The noun WITS has 1 sense:
1. the basic human power of intelligent thought and perception
Familiarity information: WITS used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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The basic human power of intelligent thought and perception
Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
he used his wits to get ahead / I was scared out of my wits / he still had all his marbles and was in full possession of a lively mind
Hypernyms ("wits" is a kind of...):
intelligence (the ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience)
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