jeu desprit


Also found in: Thesaurus.

jeu d'es•prit

(ʒœ dɛsˈpri)

n., pl. jeux d'es•prit (ʒœ)
French.
a witty remark or piece of writing.
[literally, play of wit]
References in periodicals archive ?
Nevertheless, Nutshell is beguiling, a jeu desprit that is insouciant without being frivolous.