smart-assed
adjective see smart-ass

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • assed — smart·assed; …   English syllables

  • smart ass — smart′ ass sl.: sometimes vulgar 1) sts a wise guy; know it all 2) sts Also, smart′ ass , smart′ assed . characteristic of a wise guy; cocksure and often insolent. • Etymology: 1955–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • smart-ass — /smahrt as /, Slang (sometimes vulgar). adj. 1. Also, smart assed, smartassed. characteristic of a smart ass or wise guy. n. 2. See smart ass. [1955 60] * * * smart alec [smart alec smart alecs …   Useful english dictionary

  • smart — arse·smart; smart; smart·en; smart·ish; smart·less; smart·ly; smart·ness; un·smart; smart·assed; smart·ing·ly; …   English syllables

  • assed — adj. (Vulgar Slang) having a particular quality (used in combination, e.g. half assed, smart assed) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • smart-ass — noun Date: 1964 smart aleck • smart ass adjective • smart assed adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • smart-ass — /smahrt as /, Slang (sometimes vulgar). adj. 1. Also, smart assed, smartassed. characteristic of a smart ass or wise guy. n. 2. See smart ass. [1955 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • smartassed — smart·assed …   English syllables

  • nervy — adj Informal. 1. insolent, impertinent, impudent; brassy, Inf. cheeky, brazen, bold, brash, audacious; pushy, forward, presumptuous; saucy, Inf. sassy, fresh, flip, flippant; smart alecky, Sl. smart assed, wise, Sl. wise assed, cocky, cocksure;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 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 * * * …   Universalium

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