wise guy


wise guy

noun

Definition of WISE GUY

a person who likes to show off in a clever but annoying way <if you weren't such a wise guy all the time, people might be more interested in hearing what you have to say>
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

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