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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Originally launched in Australia in 2006, Smart Ass quickly became a top-selling hit.
Smart Ass is the brainchild of Rob Elliot, the long-time host of Wheel of Fortune in Australia.
The smart ass always wins by reaching the donkey's derriere first.
University Games unveiled the American version of Smart Ass at the American International Toy Fair in New York City this past February.
Of her rivals, Psycho Cat has to be feared, as does Wensleydale Star, but there will be an enormous amount of value taking a price, probably in the high teens or 20s, about Smart Ass during the race.
She'd be a great smart ass and she has a good sense of humour.
This press release is transmitted on behalf of Smart Ass, the new SMS Mobile trivia game.
1 Smart Ass by over one quarter of respondents in a nationwide poll to mark the launch of a new SMS mobile trivia game of the same name.
1 Parliamentary Smart Ass gaining 34% of the votes, beating both Tony Blair (28%) and Anne Widdecombe (18%).
Although not voted the No 1 Smart Ass (11%), of those who did vote for him, 96% said it was because he was a "know it all.
The top 40 highest scores each week play each other in the sudden death Smart Ass Showdown to win a Sony Playstation 2.
Smart Ass Challenger is the second release from zamano's successful M-Ent suite of mobile entertainment products and allows contestants to directly challenge and play against friends, groups of friends or even other players on the leader board.
The integration of its Smart Ass Challenger application with Logica's flagship messaging platform, Telepath SMSC, has enabled one of the first SMS 'challenge' games on the market.
zamano and Logica will demonstrate Smart Ass Challenger at the Mobile Internet Expo in Paris and visitors will also be invited to take part in a live game.
We are delighted to be working with Logica to showcase Smart Ass Challenger," said Darren O Rodaigh, Business Development Manager, zamano.