pithy


pithy
[[t]pɪ̱θi[/t]]
pithier, pithiest
ADJ-GRADED: usu ADJ n
A pithy comment or piece of writing is short, direct, and full of meaning. [WRITTEN]

His pithy advice to young painters was, `Above all, keep your colours fresh.'...

Many of them made a point of praising the film's pithy dialogue.

Derived words:
pithily ADV-GRADED ADV with v

Louis Armstrong defined jazz pithily as `what I play for a living'.


English dictionary. 2008.

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