smart-mouth

noun, often attributive

Definition of smart-mouth

: one given to making remarks that aim for cleverness and wit but that strike others as cocky or annoying : smart aleck

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Other Words from smart-mouth

smart-mouth verb
smart-mouthed \ ˈ⸗ˌ⸗ \ adjective

First Known Use of smart-mouth

1966, in the meaning defined above

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“Smart-mouth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/smart-mouth. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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