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wiseass

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(Entry 1 of 2)

making light of something usually regarded as serious or sacred
  • the comedian's wiseass monologue about terrorism was greeted with stony silence

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wiseass

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Synonyms of wiseass (Entry 2 of 2)

a person who likes to show off in a clever but annoying way
  • fine, you're right, but there was no reason to be such a wiseass while pointing out the error

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The first known use of wiseass was circa 1971

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“Wiseass.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/wiseass. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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