smarty–pants

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noun plural but singular in construction \-ˌpan(t)s\

Definition of smarty–pants

smarty–pants

adjective

1941

First Known Use of smarty–pants

1941


SMARTY–PANTS Defined for English Language Learners

smarty–pants

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noun plural but singular in construction \-ˌpan(t)s\

Definition of smarty–pants for English Language Learners

  • : a person who talks and behaves like someone who knows everything


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