smart-ass


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smart-ass

(smärt′ăs′)
n. Vulgar Slang
A smart aleck.

smart′-ass′ adj.
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3 Extreme smart-ass C J de Mooi quitting Eggheads to take up acting.
We don't think many see the UAE singer as "gullible," especially with her many smart-ass comments and responses to her frenemies on Twitter and Instagram
Look past all the rhetoric, the self-congratulation, the slick case studies, the creative awards, the campaigns du jour, the planning awards, the effectiveness awards, the smart-ass blogs.
A suspected plane crash in London leads to smart-ass Charlie (Noel) being stuck in a warehouse with an assortment of weirdos.
For reasons unknown, the spacetravelling smart-ass decides to escape and hop on the first vehicle out of town-a rented RV containing Earthlings Graeme Willy (Pegg) and Clive Collings (Frost).
It's that knowing, bratty, smart-ass twang that I guess is inspired by wearing sunglasses every day of your life and drinking Big Gulps on the beach.
I always find it's great for people to say what they like to me and ask me smart-ass questions.
The sculpture, by smart-ass Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan, which depicts Seymour as the ultimate trophy wife, graces the cover of Phillips de Pury and Company's Nov.
Gardell's Mike Biggs (we'll let the name slide) is a Chicago cop, whose smart-ass partner (Reno Wilson) keeps prodding him to get some semblance of a life.
Your smart-ass ad glorifying witch burning just cost you a 29-year subscriber.
He's also an ex high school wrestler (98-pound class), an obsessed baseball fan, a yoga practitioner, a hopeless romantic, a smart-ass philosopher, a child-like adventurer/observer and on-fire showman with an absurdist's view of this crazy world and the life-forms that inhabit it.
The former Killie and Hibs boss was the master of the smart-ass comment, the snide riposte to a routine query that attempted to undermine the questioner.