smart-ass

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smart-ass

rude slang One who makes jokes and uses sarcasm in an attempt to seem witty, but instead is deemed annoying. Primarily heard in US. OK, smart-ass, are you going to help me, or just stand there mocking me all night?

smart ass

someone who makes wisecracks and acts cocky. (Potentially offensive. Use only with discretion.) Some smart ass came in here and asked for a sky hook. Don't be such a smart ass!
See also: ass, smart

smart ass

n. someone who makes wisecracks and acts cocky. (Usually objectionable.) Don’t be such a smart ass!
See also: ass, smart
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Following that, they will launch a Smart Ass Kitchen mobile app that will compact the info on the blog as well as provide an innovative food delivery service that will bring their food creations to your door and onto your dining table.
I ATTEMPTED to be a smart ass before our game with Brechin last week when I asked Ayr manager Campbell Money if someone had tried to iron his wrinkly tracksuit with a pogo stick.
The promise is ``if you can't stand a smart ass and would like to see them knocked down a peg or two, then this is the show for you''.
Biographer Levin, an acknowledged clone, says some athletes hate the Jungle because Rome is a smart ass and he will instigate his clones against certain players, which makes life a nightmare for them.