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crack wise

Definition of crack wise

US informal

  1. :  to say something that is funny and smart :  to make a wisecrack <She's always cracking wise.>



Word by Word Definitions

crackplay
  1. :  to make a very sharp explosive sound

    :  to break, split, or snap apart

    : :  fail: as

  1. :  a loud roll or peal

    :  a sudden sharp noise

    :  a sharp witty remark :  quip

  1. :  of superior excellence or ability

wiseplay
  1. :  manner, way

  1. :  characterized by wisdom :  marked by deep understanding, keen discernment, and a capacity for sound judgment

    :  exercising or showing sound judgment :  prudent

    :  evidencing or hinting at the possession of inside information :  knowing

  1. :  to give instruction or information to :  teach

    :  to become informed or knowledgeable :  learn

  1. :  direct, guide

    :  advise, persuade

    :  to divert or impel in a given direction :  send


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