Definition of pithier
(of a fruit or plant) containing much pith.
In particular, its attractive golden rind is not a distinct, pithy covering like that of a true citrus fruit, but is thin, soft, and pulpy.
(of language or style) concise and forcefully expressive.
The clarity of ideas and the interlacing of pithy quotes make this a readable, thought-provoking book.
Example of pithier
- Thanks to Joe for this pithy summary of the relevant issues.
And I'm not going to end with a pithy summary.
And it's years since I've heard anyone pile up as many pithy one-liners.
And the connection is a pithy phrase of Deputy Noonan's dating back to the 1987 election campaign.
But Porter does not shy away from the pithy language of the street, when it seems called for.
Every few minutes our phones beep with some pithy comment from each other.
Fighting for the Future, for all its provocative arguments and pithy language, sometimes borders on the apocalyptic.
For once, I have no pithy rejoinder to tack on to a post.
He wrote plain English, punctuated by short pithy sentences.
I didn't truly understand Dean Ricci when he uttered this pithy quote during an admissions interview.