wiseguy
noun see wise guy 2

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • wiseguy — [wīz′gī΄] n. Slang 1. a person who is brashly and annoyingly conceited, knowing, etc.; smart aleck: also written wise guy 2. a hoodlum or gangster; esp., a member of the Mafia …   English World dictionary

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