What Is A Witty Saying Called?

What is a short witty saying called?

The top answer for Short, witty saying is ‘EPIGRAM’.

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Short, witty saying.

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Whats does witty mean?

possessing wit in speech or writing; amusingly clever in perception and expression: a witty writer. characterized by wit: a witty remark. British Dialect. intelligent; clever.

What is another name for a saying?

Compared with its approximate synonyms: saying, adage, saw, motto, epigram, proverb, aphorism, the term maxim stresses the succinct formulation of a fundamental principle, general truth, or rule of conduct.

What are common phrases called?

A specific instance of such language is termed a colloquialism. The most common term used in dictionaries to label such an expression is colloquial.