"Curtis is not a whit smarter."
"Crystal didn't care a whit about the money."
2. Astuteness of perception: "Peggy had the wit to leave before the situation became any worse."
It matters not a whit to Tiffany whether Nathan is described as a wit or not. She still thinks he has horrible manners.
2. The ability to perceive and express in an ingeniously humorous manner the relationship between seemingly incongruous or disparate things; humor, repartee, sarcasm, irony.
Mark Twain was a famous wit because he had the natural ability to create humor with a sharp tongue and quick responses.2. A person who has mental sharpness and inventiveness: Polly was a wit with keen intelligence when she used words and ideas in quick and inventive ways.