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English-German translation for: wit
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Dictionary English German: wit

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English German
NOUN   a wit [witty person] | wits
SYNO   card | wag | wit | humor | humour ... 
sb. wotted [archaic past tense from 'to wit']
jd. wusste
to wit [archaic]
Verstand {m}
Scharfsinnigkeit {f}
Witz {m} [Verstand, Geist]
Geist {m} [Verstand, Witz]
wit [witty person]
Witzbold {m}
Esprit {m}
wit [sl.]
Zeuge {m}
witgeistige Wendigkeit {f}
wit [person]geistreicher Mensch {m}
2 Words: Others
to wit {adv}nämlich
to wit {adv}und zwar
to wit {adv} [formal or literary]als da sind [geh.]
to wit {adv} [formal or literary]als da wären [geh.]
to wit {adv} [that is to say]das heißt <d. h.> [nämlich]
2 Words: Nouns
after-wit [obs.]verspätete Einsicht {f}
caustic witbeißender Witz {m}
dry wittrockener Humor {m}
half-wit [coll.] [also halfwit]Trottel {m} [ugs.] [pej.]
keen witScharfsinn {m}
mother witMutterwitz {m}
natural witMutterwitz {m}
quick witschnelle Auffassungsgabe {f}
ready witSchlagfertigkeit {f}
scintillating witsprühender Geist {m}
shrewd witdurchtriebener Verstand {m}
some witirgendein Witzbold {m}
sparkling witsprühender Geist {m}
staircase wit [also: esprit de l'escalier or afterwit]Treppenwitz {m}
swift witflinker Verstand {m}
3 Words: Others
sparkling with witvoller glänzender Einfälle
sparkling with wit {adj} {pres-p} [postpos.]von Geist sprühend
3 Words: Verbs
to show sparkling wit [rare]Witz versprühen
3 Words: Nouns
flash of witGeistesblitz {m}
lack of witGeistlosigkeit {f}
razor-sharp witEsprit {m} [literarisch]
Unverified titter of wit [Northern Irish]klein bisschen Verstand {m}
4 Words: Others
proverb Afterwit is everybody's wit.Hinterher weiß es jeder besser.
4 Words: Nouns
a fireworks of witein Feuerwerk {n} witziger Einfälle
conversation sparkling with witvor Witz sprühende Unterhaltung {f}
5+ Words: Others
proverb Brevity is the soul of wit.In der Kürze liegt die Würze.
idiom I am at my wit's end.Ich weiß (mir) keinen Rat mehr.
I am at my wit's end. [idiom]Ich bin mit meinem Latein am Ende [Redewendung]
I am at my wit's end. [idiom]Ich bin mit meiner Weisheit am Ende. [Redewendung]
5+ Words: Verbs
to be at one's wit's endnicht mehr weiterwissen
to be at one's wit's end [idiom]mit seinem Latein am Ende sein [Redewendung]
to be at one's wit's end [idiom]mit seiner Weisheit am Ende sein [Redewendung]
idiom to live by one's wit / witssich (irgendwie) durchschlagen
Fiction (Literature and Film)
lit. F At Wit's End [Erma Bombeck]Nur der Pudding hört mein Seufzen
RadioTV F Half-Wit [House season 3]Heiligt der Zweck jedes Mittel?
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A 2017-04-19: wit domain
Q 2017-04-19: wit domain
A 2015-11-11: Mann mit der schnellen Schnauze=? quick with his wit
A 2015-06-23: Collection: +Masterpieces of American Wit and Humor+ -
A 2015-01-21: Wit haben hier schon den
A 2014-09-23: Brevity is the soul of wit - and of good style
A 2014-09-09: there is an "oder" missing. But that is sometimes shifted to the following...
A 2012-10-16: I've not heard afterwit or +afterwit is everyone's wit+ before,
A 2012-04-23: native wit - I like that
A 2012-01-29: agree wit romy:
A 2011-12-23: "biting wit and sharp-tongued polemics against"
A 2011-04-25: "Witzig" has a smaller scope of usage, as it always has the connotation of...
A 2011-02-19: a half-wit
Q 2010-11-29: to uncork one another (with wit and wine)
A 2008-08-04: concurrent wit one of the petrosal bone ?
A 2008-07-27: yes, agree wit Riddle:
A 2007-12-13: half-wit entspricht ziemlich genau dem deutschen "Dödel"
A 2007-07-19: agree wit both godesia and Joanne: window seal
A 2006-07-05: wit apologies to Allan (I have just finished translating a minute ago)
A 2006-05-11: vielleicht ist auch gemeint: ...wit the correct orientation

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