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crack wise

To make glib, facetious, and/or sardonic remarks. If you keep cracking wise, you're going to get in trouble.
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crack wise

make jokes. North American informal
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During a hectic day of getting the week's SNL into shape, Fey cracked wise about TV news and her favorite preparations for going on the air.
He's also cracked wise in segs of UPN's "The Beat," "Law & Order" even Fox's "The X-Files," meaning Munch was on three networks.
When he cracked wise about Napster taking over the world, you could have heard a pin drop.
Backstage, a more relaxed Winfrey cracked wise about her multitasking and her cream-colored Bradley Bayou gown (``It didn't come easy getting into this dress'').