smarty pants

smarty pants

1. One who obnoxiously and frequently attempts to assert perceived superiority in intelligence; a know-it-all. Don't be such a smarty pants. You don't know everything.
2. One who makes jokes and uses sarcasm in an attempt to seem witty, but instead is deemed annoying; a smart aleck. OK, smarty pants, are you going to help me, or just stand there mocking me all night?
See also: pant, smarty

smarty-pants

n. a cocky person; a smart aleck. Look, smarty-pants, let’s cut the clowning around.
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Dennis Depew, dean of the College of Business and Technology, are pleased to welcome the following regional speakers and guests: Shawn Bergman, Appalachian State University; Etta Clark, vice president of Global Public Affairs and Policy at Eastman; Heather Cook, director of Marketing and Public Relations for the City of Kingsport; Brant DeBow, cofounder and chief technology officer at BiTE Interactive; Brittney Ezell, ETSU womens basketball coach; Jeff Little, associate professor, department head of Entertainment Technology Program at Northeast State Community College; Clay Prewitt, vice president and creative director at The Tombras Group; Sydney Ross, ETSU Roan Scholar; and Wynne Tyree, founder and president of Smarty Pants.
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