smart-mouth (someone)

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smart-mouth (someone)

To talk to someone in an irritatingly sarcastic, flippant, and/or witty manner. Don't smart-mouth me, son, or I'll whoop your backside! Mary got in trouble for smart-mouthing the teacher.
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Their happiness is more important than you making some smart-mouth point.
Brookmyre's journalist lives in a post-Leveson world but has the smart-mouth tendencies of private eyes of an earlier age.
Along the way, Erick hooks up with his friends, including smart-mouth Ramon (Robbin Williams) and the new kid on the block, a 'penguin' who can fly called Sven (Hank Azaria).
And why is it wrong to put down her brothers, sisters and friends when the same cutting comments uttered by smart-mouth kids on sit-coms like Roseanne rate a big laugh on the canned laugh-track?
This is not a smart-mouth question; it's intended to call attention to the fact that if we want to solve the problem, we must become more involved than just complaining.
Fatal Jeopardy continues to follow Sam, a smart-mouth homicide detective married to Nick, a United States Senator, through their high-profile jobs and complex family relationships set against a backdrop of tumultuous politics and romance.
Steele, the local performer, has less to do than the others, but she held her own with a smart-mouth style that suited her material.
as his producer, Marty; Michael Clarke Duncan as his big brother, Otis; Mike Epps as his sly cousin, Reggie; Mo'Nique as his smart-mouth sister, Betty; Nicole Ari Parker as his childhood crush, Lucinda; and Cedric the Entertainer as RJ's childhood rival, Clyde.