smart off

He smarts off to his teachers, his parents, everybody, always playing the wise guy.


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  • Smart money — Smart Smart, a. [Compar. {Smarter}; superl. {Smartest}.] [OE. smerte. See {Smart}, v. i.] 1. Causing a smart; pungent; pricking; as, a smart stroke or taste. [1913 Webster] How smart lash that speech doth give my conscience. Shak. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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