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wiseass

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of wiseass

  1. making light of something usually regarded as serious or sacred <the comedian's wiseass monologue about terrorism was greeted with stony silence> Synonyms cute, facetious, flip, pert, smart, smart-aleck, smart-alecky, smart-ass, smart-assed, smarty-pants, wise, flippantRelated Words flighty, frivolous; cheeky, cocky, fresh, impertinent, impish, impudent, mischievous, playful, roguish, sassy, saucy, waggish; disrespectful, rude; breezy, casual, glib, inappropriate, thoughtlessNear Antonyms grave, serious, sober, solemn, somber (or sombre)Antonyms earnest, sincere




wiseass

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of wiseass

  1. a person who likes to show off in a clever but annoying way <fine, you're right, but there was no reason to be such a wiseass while pointing out the error> Synonyms smarty (or smartie), smarty-pants, wiseacre, smart aleck, wise guy, wisenheimer (also weisenheimer)Related Words know-all [chiefly British], know-it-all; wisecracker; hotshot, show-off




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