wiseacre(redirected from wise acres)
1. noun, slang Someone who is insolently overconfident in their own intelligence or wit. Oh, don't listen to that wiseacre. He just likes the sound of his own voice. Quit being such a wiseacre and listen for a change!
2. adjective, slang Of or indicating such a person. The film focuses on a no-nonsense detective after he is paired with a young wiseacre partner. I'm getting pretty tired of all her wiseacre comments.
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n. a jerk; a wiseguy. We’ve got ways of dealing with a wiseacre like you!
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