- pithy (adj.)
- early 14c., "strong, vigorous," from pith (n.) + -y (2). Meaning "full of substance or significance" is from 1520s; literal meaning "full of pith" not attested until 1560s. Related: Pithily; pithiness.
- 1. His pithy advice to young painters was, "Above all, keep your colours fresh."
- 2. Many of them made a point of praising the film's pithy dialogue.
- 3. Their discourse, witty, pithy, original, had such charms for me.
- 她们的谈话又机智, 又精辟, 又有独特见解, 对我有很大魅力.
- 4. His preaching was ingenious and pithy.
- 5. I enjoy reading his essays because they are compact and pithy.
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