wisenheimer


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wis·en·heim·er

also weis·en·heim·er  (wī′zən-hī′mər)
n. Informal
A smart aleck.

[wise + German -enheimer (in such surnames as Oppenheimer).]

wisenheimer

(ˈwaɪzənˌhaɪmə)
n
a variant spelling of weisenheimer
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Noun1.wisenheimer - an upstart who makes conceited, sardonic, insolent comments
upstart - an arrogant or presumptuous person

wisenheimer

also weisenheimer
noun
Informal. One who is obnoxiously self-assertive and arrogant:
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as he listens to Goring explaining that he has captured the famous American "Bugsenheimer Bunny," a play on the German Yiddish expression wisenheimer used to describe a "smart aleck.
What kind of wisenheimer NFL owner will hire Marty Schottenheimer now?
I've always been, as they used to say in Milwaukee, a wisenheimer.