Witling

by Heather

Vest-Pocket Vocabulary

Wit’ling, n. a pretender to wit.

Word in the Wild: Don’t bother reading his reviews—nothing meets that man’s standards. He thinks even Oscar Wilde and Dorothy Parker are witlings, for goodness’ sake!

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