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get smart (with one)

To make disrespectful comments to one; to sass one. Just take out the trash like I asked you to, and don't get smart with me.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

get smart (with someone)

Fig. to become fresh with someone; to talk back to someone. Don't you get smart with me! If you get smart again, I'll bop you.
See also: get, smart
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

get smart

verb
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get smart (with someone)

in. to become fresh with someone; to talk back to someone. If you get smart again, I’ll bop you.
See also: get, smart, someone
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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