There are 2 main translations of wit in German:

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wit 1

British English: /wɪt/
American English: /wɪt/

noun

  • 1
    (humour)
    Witz, der
    have a ready wit
    schlagfertig sein
  • 2
    (intelligence)
    Geist, der
    battle of wits
    intellektueller Schlagabtausch
    be at one's wit's or wits' end
    sich Dat. keinen Rat mehr wissen
    he was at his wit's or wits' end to know what to do next
    er wusste nicht mehr weiter
    collect or gather one's wits drive somebody out of his/her wits
    jemanden um den Verstand bringen
    frighten or scare somebody out of his/her wits
    jemandem Todesangst einjagen
    be frightened or scared out of one's wits
    Todesangst haben
    have/keep one's wits about one
    auf Draht sein [colloquial]/nicht den Kopf verlieren
    live by one's wits
    sich irgendwie durchschlagen od. durchs Leben schlagen
  • 3
    (person)
    geistreicher Mensch

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