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smarty pants

1. One who obnoxiously and frequently attempts to assert perceived superiority in intelligence; a know-it-all. Don't be such a smarty pants. You don't know everything.
2. One who makes jokes and uses sarcasm in an attempt to seem witty, but instead is deemed annoying; a smart aleck. OK, smarty pants, are you going to help me, or just stand there mocking me all night?
See also: pant, smarty


n. a cocky person. (Also a term of address.) Well, if you’re such a smarty, why aren’t you rich?


n. a cocky person; a smart aleck. Look, smarty-pants, let’s cut the clowning around.
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Smarty is scared of cars and busy roads so would need to live in a quiet area.
Kentucky How the Past 10 Arkansas Derby Winners Have Fared at the Kentucky Derby 2008 GAYEGO 17th 2007 CURLIN 3rd 2006 LAWYER RON 12th 2005 AFLEET ALEX 3rd 2004 SMARTY JONES 1st 2003 SIR CHEROKEE DNR 2002 PRIVATE EMBLEM 14th 2001 BALTO STAR 14th 2000 GRAEME HALL 19th 1999 CERTAIN DNR (DNR--Did Not Run)
Smarty Grandpa earns money for pals for a slap-up feed because they couldn't do it.
But Smarty missed the cut for Aintree, which denied him a fourth successive crack at the world's greatest steeplechase, and missed Ayr through lameness.
Smarty Jones was well behaved and after being loaded last, broke well from his outside berth as Purge took up the early running.
However, the Nick Zito-trained Birdstone had made a huge move round the top bend under Edgar Prado and gradually he reeled in Smarty Jones to spoil the party.
And last year the 35-year-old trainer again had to settle for runners-up spot with his first National horse, Smarty, as the bottomless ground exhausted the Timmy Murphy-ridden eight-year-old, who finished a distance behind the eventual winner of the gruelling marathon, Red Marauder.
Smarty cut out much of the early running before fading to a distant fifth place in an incident packed finish.
Smarty is ready to run again along with Ever Blessed, Browjoshy, Dulas Bay, Cimarrone Cove and Bank Avenue.
GRAND National runner-up Smarty returns to the scene of his Herculean Aintree effort this afternoon.
However, I believe Smarty is well in here and with Timmy Murphy suspended stormin' Norman Williamson will do nicely at the steering wheel.
com)-- Smarty Had A Party, an online retailer of elegant partyware and table linen, announces the latest change to their return policy.
Indian phone manufacturer Micromax has recently released an entry-level smartphone called Smarty 4.