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wise-ass

[wahyz-as] /ˈwaɪzˌæs/
adjective
1.
Also, wise-assed. insolent; impertinent; smart-ass.
noun
2.
Also, wiseass.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75
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Slang definitions & phrases for wise-ass

smart-ass

adjective

: That's a smart-ass question

noun

A person who is quick to offer an often-abrasive opinion or comment from a posture of superior intelligence and learning; bigmouth, know-it-all, wise guy: You're a real wiseass sometimes, Mary Anne (1960+)


wise-ass

modifier

: And I don't need any big-deal Boston wiseass dick to come out here and piss all over my town, you understand

noun

smart-ass (1970s+)

Related Terms

nobody likes a wise-ass


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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