smart-ass

smart ass

noun Slang: Sometimes Vulgar.
a wise guy; know-it-all.
Also, smart·-ass·, smartass.


Origin:
1905–10

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smart-ass

[smahrt-as] Slang: Sometimes Vulgar.
adjective
1.
Also, smart-assed, smartassed. characteristic of a smart ass or wise guy.
noun

Origin:
1955–60

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