wisecracker
noun see wisecrack II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • wisecracker — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Slang. One who is obnoxiously self assertive and arrogant: malapert, witling. Informal: know it all, saucebox, smart aleck, smarty, smarty pants, wisenheimer. Slang: wiseacre, wise guy. See GOOD …   English dictionary for students

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  • wisecracker — wise·crack·er …   English syllables

  • wisecracker — kə(r) noun Etymology: wisecrack (II) + er : one that makes wisecracks : smart aleck * * * wiseˈcracker noun • • • Main Entry: ↑wise …   Useful english dictionary

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