wiseass

noun wise·ass \ ˈwīz-ˌas \
|Updated on: 5 May 2018

Definition of wiseass

wiseass

adjective

Examples of wiseass in a Sentence

  1. fine, you're right, but there was no reason to be such a wiseass while pointing out the error

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First Known Use of wiseass

circa 1971

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  • : a person who says things that are funny but also rude or offensive


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