wise guy

noun \ ˈwīz-ˌgī \

Definition of wise guy

2 usually wiseguy play \ˈwīz-ˌgī\ :mobster

Examples of wise guy in a Sentence

  1. Quit being a wise guy.

  2. No more wise-guy remarks, got it?

  3. a movie about two wiseguys

First Known Use of wise guy

1896

wise guy Synonyms


WISE GUY Defined for English Language Learners

wise guy

noun

Definition of wise guy for English Language Learners

  • : a person who says or does things that are funny but also annoying or somewhat rude

  • : someone who is part of a secret organized group of criminals



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