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wise·crack

 (wīz′krăk′) Informal
n.
A flippant or sarcastic remark. See Synonyms at joke.
intr.v. wise·cracked, wise·crack·ing, wise·cracks
To make or utter a wisecrack.

wise′crack′er n.

wisecrack

(ˈwaɪzˌkræk)
n
a flippant gibe or sardonic remark
vb
to make a wisecrack
ˈwiseˌcracker n

wise•crack

(ˈwaɪzˌkræk)

n.
1. a smart or facetious remark.
v.i.
2. to make a wisecrack.
v.t.
3. to say as a wisecrack.
[1910–15, Amer.]
wise′crack`er, n.

wisecrack


Past participle: wisecracked
Gerund: wisecracking

Imperative
wisecrack
wisecrack
Present
I wisecrack
you wisecrack
he/she/it wisecracks
we wisecrack
you wisecrack
they wisecrack
Preterite
I wisecracked
you wisecracked
he/she/it wisecracked
we wisecracked
you wisecracked
they wisecracked
Present Continuous
I am wisecracking
you are wisecracking
he/she/it is wisecracking
we are wisecracking
you are wisecracking
they are wisecracking
Present Perfect
I have wisecracked
you have wisecracked
he/she/it has wisecracked
we have wisecracked
you have wisecracked
they have wisecracked
Past Continuous
I was wisecracking
you were wisecracking
he/she/it was wisecracking
we were wisecracking
you were wisecracking
they were wisecracking
Past Perfect
I had wisecracked
you had wisecracked
he/she/it had wisecracked
we had wisecracked
you had wisecracked
they had wisecracked
Future
I will wisecrack
you will wisecrack
he/she/it will wisecrack
we will wisecrack
you will wisecrack
they will wisecrack
Future Perfect
I will have wisecracked
you will have wisecracked
he/she/it will have wisecracked
we will have wisecracked
you will have wisecracked
they will have wisecracked
Future Continuous
I will be wisecracking
you will be wisecracking
he/she/it will be wisecracking
we will be wisecracking
you will be wisecracking
they will be wisecracking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been wisecracking
you have been wisecracking
he/she/it has been wisecracking
we have been wisecracking
you have been wisecracking
they have been wisecracking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been wisecracking
you will have been wisecracking
he/she/it will have been wisecracking
we will have been wisecracking
you will have been wisecracking
they will have been wisecracking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been wisecracking
you had been wisecracking
he/she/it had been wisecracking
we had been wisecracking
you had been wisecracking
they had been wisecracking
Conditional
I would wisecrack
you would wisecrack
he/she/it would wisecrack
we would wisecrack
you would wisecrack
they would wisecrack
Past Conditional
I would have wisecracked
you would have wisecracked
he/she/it would have wisecracked
we would have wisecracked
you would have wisecracked
they would have wisecracked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wisecrack - witty remark
comment, remark, input - a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information; "from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account"
Verb1.wisecrack - make a comment, usually ironic
comment, point out, remark, notice - make or write a comment on; "he commented the paper of his colleague"

wisecrack

noun
1. joke, sally, gag (informal), quip, jibe, barb, jest, witticism, smart remark, pithy remark, sardonic remark He kept making wisecracks about her weight
verb
1. joke, quip, jibe, jest, tell jokes, be facetious He soon had them in stitches as he wisecracked with old Hollywood friends.

wisecrack

noun
Slang. A flippant or sarcastic remark:
Translations
مُلاحَظَةٌ بارِعَه، رَد لَبِق
morsom bemærkning
aranyköpés
brandari

wisecrack

[ˈwaɪzkræk]
A. Nsalida f graciosa
to make a wisecracktener una salida graciosa
B. VT "you weigh a ton," he wisecracked-pesas más que un burro en brazos -dijo bromeando
C. VIbromear

wisecrack

[ˈwaɪzkræk] nvanne f

wisecrack

[ˈwaɪzˌkræk] n (fam) → battuta, spiritosaggine f

wise

(waiz) adjective
1. having gained a great deal of knowledge from books or experience or both and able to use it well.
2. sensible. You would be wise to do as he suggests; a wise decision.
ˈwisely adverb
wisdom (ˈwizdəm) noun
Wisdom comes with experience.
wisdom tooth (ˈwizdəm-)
any one of the four back teeth cut after childhood, usually about the age of twenty.
ˈwisecrack noun
a joke.
wise guy
a person who (shows that he) thinks that he is smart, knows everything etc.
be wise to
to be fully aware of. He thinks I'm going to give him some money, but I'm wise to his plan.
none the wiser
not knowing any more than before. He tried to explain the rules to me, but I'm none the wiser.
put (someone) wise
to tell, inform (someone) of the real facts.
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