get smart with

Definition of get smart with

:to be rude to
  • Don't get smart with me.

Word by Word Definitions

get play
  1. : to gain possession of

  2. : to receive as a return : earn

  3. : to obtain by concession or entreaty

  1. : something begotten:

  2. : offspring

  3. : the entire progeny of a male animal

  1. : a document of release from obligation in Jewish law

  2. : a religious divorce by Jewish law

smart play
  1. : making one smart : causing a sharp stinging

  2. : marked by often sharp forceful activity or vigorous strength

  3. : brisk, spirited

  1. : to cause or be the cause or seat of a sharp stinging pain

  2. : to feel or endure distress, remorse, or embarrassment

  3. : to pay a heavy or stinging penalty

  1. : a smarting pain

  2. : poignant grief or remorse

  3. : intelligence, know-how

  1. : in a smart manner : smartly


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