wiseass


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wise·ass

also wise-ass  (wīz′ăs′)
n. Vulgar Slang
A smart aleck.

wiseass

(ˈwaɪzˌæs)
n
informal
a. a person who thinks he or she is being witty or clever
b. (as modifier): some wiseass kid at the back of the class.
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some wiseass friend no doubt, would have plenty to say, that iconic
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