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wiseacre

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of wiseacre

  1. a person who likes to show off in a clever but annoying way <a loudmouthed wiseacre who thinks he is more amusing than he really is> Synonyms smarty (or smartie), smarty-pants, smart aleck, wiseass, wise guy, wisenheimer (also weisenheimer)Related Words know-all [chiefly British], know-it-all; wisecracker; hotshot, show-off




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