smart-mouthed

adjective
\ ˈsmärt-ˌmau̇tht How to pronounce smart-mouthed (audio) , -ˌmau̇t͟hd \

Definition of smart-mouthed

: annoyingly cocky or sarcastic in speech

First Known Use of smart-mouthed

1976, in the meaning defined above

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“Smart-mouthed.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/smart-mouthed. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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