Definition of witling in English:

witling

Pronunciation /ˈwitliNG/ /ˈwɪtlɪŋ/

noun

archaic, derogatory
  • A person who considers themselves to be witty.

    • ‘Except witlings, of course, but then they are not really allowed to go anywhere they please anyway.’
    • ‘That is why, come what may, we must protect the interests of the general public against the greed and unreason of rebarbative witlings.’