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smart guy

A sarcastic term of address for someone who is, seems, or comes across as overly cocky, condescending, or self-assured. A: "We're going to be here all day waiting for you to figure out that word puzzle." B: "OK, smart guy, then you figure it out!" Thanks, smart guy, I never would have figured that out without your help.
See also: guy, smart

smart guy

someone who acts cocky or rude. All right, smart guy, see if you like this one. Some smart guy put chewing gum on this bench.
See also: guy, smart

smart guy

n. a man who acts cocky; a wise guy. All right, smart guy, see if you like this one.
See also: guy, smart
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