English to Czech Meaning of witticism - bonmot

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Definitions of witticism in English
Noun(1) a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
Examples of witticism in English
(1) By the way, if, in sixty years of speechifying, journalism, writing two books and conducting voluminous correspondence, George Lansbury ever made a joke or a witticism , it has escaped Dr Shepherd.(2) He can chuckle over some of the hard times of his young adulthood though you can sense the hurt that lingers behind the easy jokes and witticisms .(3) His narration is particularly entertaining, with funny witticisms from time to time.(4) ÔÇÿIt's better to be looked over than to be overlooked,ÔÇÖ is one of her most repeated witticisms .(5) The acerbic Australian, equally at home dissecting serious cultural issues and Japanese endurance game shows, will be reading from his new collection of essays and dispensing bons mots, acid witticisms and Antipodean insights.(6) This book is full of aphorisms, bon mots and witticisms , nearly all to do with the absurdity of the world in which we live.(7) Maybe younger viewers will find these witticisms funny.(8) After everyone had a chance to read the piece, the room began to jump with jokes and witticisms about the plan.(9) Some witticisms were outright jokes at the passerby's expense.(10) I'm always thinking of wisecracks and witticisms , always searching for the funny side of a situation.(11) ÔÇÿIt was all witticisms and banter,ÔÇÖ said Mark Fine.(12) We don't know whether it's Fran Drescher's sense of style or her witticisms on The Nanny, that capture 10-year-old Ashlay Skerrit's attention, but it's her favorite TV show.(13) Still, in its four seasons, it's done well with critics and, usually, in the ratings, with an effectively complicated mix of gloomy outlook, one-line witticisms , apocalyptic plots, and range of characters.(14) But his real and enduring value is as a superb writer: a crafter of succulent sentences, savory asides, tart witticisms (and other easy food metaphors he would never have condescended to use).(15) Since then, he's provided wicked witticisms and killer punchlines for them all - Tommy Cooper, Stanley Baxter, Billy Connolly, Les DawsonÔǪ in fact, anyone who was anyone in British comedy.(16) However, this film encourages the viewer to come up with his own witticisms and biting remarks.
(1) bear witness ::
medvědí svědek
(2) a witness ::
(3) expert witness ::
soudní znalec
(4) witness box ::
svědecká lavice
(5) in witness whereof ::
Na důkaz toho
(6) witness stand ::
(7) witness protection ::
ochrana svědků
(8) false witness ::
křivé svědectví
1. joke ::
2. quip ::
3. jest ::
4. pun ::
slovní hříčka
5. play on words ::
6. bon mot ::
bon mot
7. one-liner ::
8. gag ::
9. funny ::
10. crack ::
11. wisecrack ::
12. zinger ::
Different Forms
witticism, witticisms
Word Example from TV Shows
- She'll appreciate the witticism.
- Thank you.

- She'll appreciate the WITTICISM. - Thank you.

The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 5

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