smart aleck

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smart aleck

noun

Definition of SMART ALECK

a person who likes to show off in a clever but annoying way <some smart aleck in the audience kept shouting clever insults at the nervous speaker>
Synonyms smarty (or smartie), smarty-pants, wiseacre, wiseass, wise guy, wisenheimer (also weisenheimer)
Related Words know-all [chiefly British], know-it-all; wisecracker; hotshot, show-off

Variants of SMART ALECK

smart aleck also smart alec

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