Wise-crack

wisecrack

[wahyz-krak] Informal.
noun
1.
a smart or facetious remark.
verb (used without object)
2.
to make wisecracks.
verb (used with object)
3.
to say as a wisecrack.

Origin:
1910–15, Americanism; wise1 + crack

wisecracker, noun


1. jest, witticism, quip.
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wisecrack (ˈwaɪzˌkræk)
 
n
1.  a flippant gibe or sardonic remark
 
vb
2.  to make a wisecrack
 
'wisecracker
 
n

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