smart-arse

noun

Definition of smart-arse 

(Entry 1 of 2)

British, informal + impolite
: a person who says things that are clever or funny but that are also disrespectful or rude

smart-arse

adjective

Definition of smart-arse (Entry 2 of 2)

: being clever or funny but also disrespectful or rude smart-arse remarks

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