Repartee and Wit


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Repartee noun – Good-natured teasing or exchanging of clever remarks.
Usage example: I wish we weren't many miles apart, as repartee is harder to do with text messaging

Wit is a synonym for repartee in character trait topic. In some cases you can use "Wit" instead a noun "Repartee", when it comes to topics like language, witticism, satire, pleasant conversation. popular alternative
Synonyms for Repartee


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Wit noun – A person (as a writer) noted for or specializing in humor.
Repartee is a synonym for wit in character trait topic. You can use "Repartee" instead a noun "Wit", if it concerns topics such as humor, language, witticism, satire. popular alternative
Nearby Words: witty, witling
Synonyms for Wit

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typical typical repartee typical wit
usual usual repartee usual wit
superior superior repartee superior wit
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Wit or Repartee. 2016. Accessed July 11, 2020.

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