Example sentences for: pithy

How can you use “pithy” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Bruce Morton, who ends each Late Edition show with a pithy television essay on culture and politics, pokes fun this week at the fatuous use of millennial themes to sell products--from Millennium Barbie to Millennium Budweiser to M & M's, the "official candy of the millennium," and so on.

  • On the other hand, brevity is what gives a pithy aphorism its strength.

  • For a campaign song that's pithy you have to go back to 1931 and the satirical musical Of Thee I Sing , in which John P. Wintergreen campaigns for the White House with a powerful slogan ("A Vote for Wintergreen Is a Vote for Wintergreen") and a (by the Gershwins) of just four lines:

  • Running English proverbs and sayings through my mind, I seem to find that although our language has the resources to be fairly pithy, we are not as attracted to pithiness as Russians and Romans.

  • Most of these are crisp and pithy in the extreme, with an admirable precision of thought.

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