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noun wise·ass \ˈwīz-ˌas\

: a person who says things that are funny but also rude or offensive

Full Definition of WISEASS

wiseass adjective

Examples of WISEASS

  1. <fine, you're right, but there was no reason to be such a wiseass while pointing out the error>

First Known Use of WISEASS

circa 1971


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