wisecracking


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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.

wisecracking

(ˈwaɪzˌkrækɪŋ) or

wise-cracking

adj
informal tending to make flippant gibes or sardonic remarks
Translations

wisecracking

wise-cracking [ˈwaɪzkrækɪŋ] adjvanneur/eusewise guy n
(= smart alec) → petit prétentieux/euse m/f
(= mobster) → malfrat m
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