Meaning of pithy

pith•y

Pronunciation: (pith'ē), [key]
— pith•i•er, pith•i•est.
  1. brief, forceful, and meaningful in expression; full of vigor, substance, or meaning; terse; forcible: a pithy observation.
  2. of, like, or abounding in pith.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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