简明英汉词典

wit
[wit]
n.
智力, 才智, 智慧

美国传统词典[双解]

wit
wit 1
AHD:[w1t]
D.J.[wit]
K.K.[w!t]
n.(名词)

(1)

The natural ability to perceive and understand; intelligence.
智力:洞察和理解的自然能力;智能

(2)

Often wits Keenness and quickness of perception or discernment; ingenuity:
常作 wits 机智:洞察或鉴别的敏锐与迅速;足智多谋:
living by one's wits.
靠机智生活

(3)

wits Sound mental faculties; sanity:
wits 健全的头脑;清醒的神志:
scared out of my wits.
吓得我魂不附体

(4)

The ability to perceive and express in an ingeniously humorous manner the relationship between seemingly incongruous or disparate things:
风趣:能够用聪明且幽默的方式说出或洞察出似乎不协调或不相干的事物之间的关系的能力:
“Wit has truth in it; wisecracking is simply calisthenics with words”(Dorothy Parker)
“风趣之中有真意,而说俏皮话只是玩弄文字”(多萝西·帕克)

(5)

One noted for this ability, especially one skilled in repartee.
富于机智的人:说话风趣的人,尤指善于机敏应答的人

(6)

A person of exceptional intelligence.
才子,智者:具有杰出的智力的人

习惯用语

at (one's) wits' end
At the limit of one's mental resources; utterly at a loss.
智穷计尽;全然不知所措

have (one's) wits about (one)或

keep (one's) wits about (one)
To remain alert or calm, especially in a crisis.
警觉:保持头脑警觉或镇静,尤指在危机时刻

语源

(1)

Middle English
中古英语

(2)

from Old English * see weid-
源自 古英语 *参见 weid-

参考词汇

(1)

withumorreparteesarcasmirony

(2)

These nouns are compared as they denote forms of expression that elicit amusement or laughter.
这些名词在这里表示能引人兴味和发笑的表达方式的意思时是可被比较的。

(3)

Wit implies intellectual keenness and the ability to perceive and express in a diverting, often pointed way analogies between essentially dissimilar things; humor, on the other hand, suggests the faculty of recognizing what is amusing, comical, incongruous, or absurd and using it as the basis for expression:
Wit 暗指学术上的敏锐,和能够发现基本上不相似的事物之间的对比且能用一种令人发笑且通常尖锐的方式表达的能力;另一方面humor 暗指能够发现令人发笑,喜剧化的、不协调的或荒谬的东西且能把它当作表达基础的能力:
“Humor is, as it were, the growth of nature and accident; wit is the product of art and fancy” (William Hazlitt).
“幽默象从前一样是自然和意外的产物;风趣是艺术和想象力的产物” (威廉·黑兹利特)。

(4)

Repartee implies a facility for answering swiftly and cleverly:
Repartee 暗指机敏地快速应答的能力:
“framing comments . . . that would be sure to sting and yet leave no opening for repartee” (H.G. Wells).
“一定会刺伤人但又使反驳的机会消失的框架评论” (H.G.威尔斯)。

(5)

Sarcasm is a form of caustic wit intended to wound or ridicule another:
Sarcasm 是一种为了伤害或取笑另一个人的刻薄的风趣:
“Sarcasm I now see to be, in general, the language of the Devil; for which reason I have, long since, as good as renounced it” (Thomas Carlyle).
“现在我开始认识到讽剌在总体上是魔鬼的语言;因此很久已来我已不用它了” (托马斯·卡莱尔)。

(6)

Irony is a form of expression in which an intended meaning is the opposite of the literal meaning of the words used:
Irony 是一种用相反的字面意义表达所要达到的意义的形式:
“A drayman in a passion [a rage] calls out, ‘You are a pretty fellow,’ without suspecting that he is uttering irony” (Macaulay).See also Synonyms at mind
“激动[生气] 的卡车司机叫道,‘你真是个好家伙,’表达的意思无疑是反语” (麦考利)参见同义词 mind

基本词义

wit
wit 2
AHD:[w1t]
D.J.[wit]
K.K.[w!t]
v.(动词)
wist[w1st] wit.ting[w1t“1ng] wot第一和第三人称单数现在时[w?t] 【古语】
v.tr.(及物动词)
To be or become aware of; learn.
知道:知道,认识到;得知
v.intr.(不及物动词)
To know.
知道

习惯用语

to wit
That is to say; namely.
也就是说;就是

语源

(1)

Middle English
中古英语

(2)

from Old English witan * see weid-
源自 古英语 witan *参见 weid-

现代英汉词典

wit
[wIt]
n.

(1)

智慧;才智
to be past the wit of man
非人的智力所能及
She hadn't the wit to say no.
她不知道如何回绝别人。

(2)

机灵;机智
He had the wit to telephone the police.
他机智地给警察打了电话。

习惯用语

at one's wit's end
不知所措

have one's wits about one
保持警惕,保持清醒头脑 (= keep one's wits about one)

live by one's wits
靠耍小计谋骗人过日子

out of one's wits
头脑不清楚,头脑糊涂

现代英汉综合大辞典

wit
[wit]
vt., vi.
[一般现在时第一、三人称单数 wot [wCt]; 过去式及过去分词 wist [wist]; 现在分词 witting ][古]知道
to wit (=namely, that is to say)
即, 也就是说
He wist out.
他不知道。

英文相关词典

wit
humor    intelligence    sense    understanding    stupidity    

[七国语言]英汉公共大词典

wit
机智

美国传统词典

wit
wit 1
AHD:[w1t]
D.J.[wit]
K.K.[w!t]
n.

(1)

The natural ability to perceive and understand; intelligence.

(2)

Often wits Keenness and quickness of perception or discernment; ingenuity:
living by one's wits.

(3)

wits Sound mental faculties; sanity:
scared out of my wits.

(4)

The ability to perceive and express in an ingeniously humorous manner the relationship between seemingly incongruous or disparate things:
“Wit has truth in it; wisecracking is simply calisthenics with words”(Dorothy Parker)

(5)

One noted for this ability, especially one skilled in repartee.

(6)

A person of exceptional intelligence.

习惯用语

at (one's) wits' end
At the limit of one's mental resources; utterly at a loss.

have (one's) wits about (one)or

keep (one's) wits about (one)
To remain alert or calm, especially in a crisis.

语源

(1)

Middle English

(2)

from Old English * see weid-

参考词汇

(1)

wit, humor, repartee, sarcasm, irony

(2)

These nouns are compared as they denote forms of expression that elicit amusement or laughter.

(3)

Wit implies intellectual keenness and the ability to perceive and express in a diverting, often pointed way analogies between essentially dissimilar things; humor, on the other hand, suggests the faculty of recognizing what is amusing, comical, incongruous, or absurd and using it as the basis for expression:
“Humor is, as it were, the growth of nature and accident; wit is the product of art and fancy” (William Hazlitt).

(4)

Repartee implies a facility for answering swiftly and cleverly:
“framing comments . . . that would be sure to sting and yet leave no opening for repartee” (H.G. Wells).

(5)

Sarcasm is a form of caustic wit intended to wound or ridicule another:
“Sarcasm I now see to be, in general, the language of the Devil; for which reason I have, long since, as good as renounced it” (Thomas Carlyle).

(6)

Irony is a form of expression in which an intended meaning is the opposite of the literal meaning of the words used:
“A drayman in a passion [a rage] calls out, ‘You are a pretty fellow,’ without suspecting that he is uttering irony” (Macaulay).See also Synonyms at mind

基本词义

wit
wit 2
AHD:[w1t]
D.J.[wit]
K.K.[w!t]
v.
wist[w1st] wit.ting[w1t“1ng] first and third person singular present tense wot[w?t] Archaic
v.tr.
To be or become aware of; learn.
v.intr.
To know.

习惯用语

to wit
That is to say; namely.

语源

(1)

Middle English

(2)

from Old English witan * see weid-

英汉化学大词典

wit
n.智力,理智;vt.知道

英汉计算机大词典

wit
n.智力(理智);vt.知道

航空英语缩写词典

WIT
Witness 见证人,目击者

基本词义

WIT
Wireless Telegraph 无线电报

英汉心理学大词典

wit
机智

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