[きれる, kireru] (v1,vi) (1) to break; to snap; to be cut; to split; to crack; (2) to be injured; (3) to wear out; to be worn out; (4) to break; to burst; to collapse; (5) to wear off; to stop working; to go dead; (6) to expire (time limit, etc.); to run out; to become due; (7) to run out (of stock, etc.); to be exhausted; to be used up; to be sold out; to be out of; (8) to be broken off (e.g. of a relationship); to break up; to have severed ties; to be cut off; to be disconnected; (9) to cut well; to be sharp; (10) to be sharp-minded; to be keen; to be shrewd; to be quick-witted; to be able; (11) to be short of; to drop under (a certain figure); to beat (e.g. a record time); (12) to dry off; (13) to curve; to veer; (14) to shuffle (cards); (15) (col) (See キレる) to get angry; to snap; to blow one's top; to lose one's temper; to flip; (suf,v1) (16) to be able to do completely; (P) [Add to Longdo]
[めはしがきく, mehashigakiku] (exp,v5k) to be quick-witted; to be tactful; to be sensible [Add to Longdo]
Result from Foreign Dictionaries (2 entries found)
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:
Quick-witted \Quick"-wit`ted\, a.
Having ready wit --Shak.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
adj 1: mentally nimble and resourceful; "quick-witted debater";
"saved an embarrassing situation with quick-witted tact"
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