smartass
1. noun
One who is particularly insolent, who tends to make snide remarks or jokes.

Lots of luck, smartass.

Syn: smart aleck, smart-aleck, smart alec, smart-alec
Related to or characteristic of a smartass.

I have had quite enough of your smartass remarks.


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  • smartass — also smart ass, 1960 (adj.), 1962 (n.), from SMART (Cf. smart) (adj.) + ASS (Cf. ass) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • smartass — or smart ass [smärt′as΄] n. Slang a person who is annoyingly or obnoxiously cocky, knowing, flippant, etc.; wiseguy adj. Slang annoyingly cocky, knowing, etc.: also smart assed …   English World dictionary

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  • smartass — [B] a person who tries to be witty, cocky, lippy    What do you want to drink? Do you have breast milk? Don t be a smartass! …   English idioms

  • smartass —    Used mainly by American speakers to a know all, a wise guy, someone who offers an opinion while giving the impression that he considers himself to be of superior intelligence. The term can be used with some viciousness or more playfully, as in …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

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  • smartarse (smartass) — n, adj (a person who is a) know all, smug or insolent. The word describes someone whose display of real or supposed clev erness renders them obnoxious. Smart alec or wise guy are politer synonyms. ► If she felt like giving them a smartass an swer …   Contemporary slang

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