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wiseacre

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.

wiseacre

n. a jerk; a wiseguy. We’ve got ways of dealing with a wiseacre like you!
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In Wiseacres, you'll also have the option to increase your Spell Energy capacity by 10, in exchange for 150 Gold Coins.
This afternoon, during the last of the presidential debates sponsored by the Commission on Elections and media companies, there's a very big chance, according to wiseacres, that when the time comes for the candidates to speak, all the others will give way to Rodrigo Duterte, saying: Mauna ka na (You go first), Mayor.
Classical Copland - Ballets BBC Philharmonic Orchestra/Wilson This is a hugely exciting, well-filled first release in what is promised to be an ongoing series of Copland's orchestral works from the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by John Wilson (proving to some wiseacres that this immensely versatile conductor is not just about English music or Hollywood film musicals).
One which I recall, and is relevant to the present situation, was to ignore what any spectators shout about real or usually imaginary infringements that they believe they've seen and deal honestly with what you think should be done irrespective of the wiseacres on the touchline.
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* Pete Bergen has performed stand-up at The DC Improv, Riot Act Comedy Theater, Wiseacres, HA!
Also, cheating is much more prevalent (why giving credit for taking a MOOC is very challenging), and the one or two wiseacres an online instructor can count on in a "regular" online class is multiplied in a MOOC.
By the time he arrived at the festival for the Triumph he had won five out of his six hurdle races, including three at Cheltenham, and he was sent off 11-2 second favourite of 23 runners with most of us so-called wiseacres thinking something would come out of the woodwork and improve past him.
As Lim notes, alongside "Richard Linklater's earnest philosophers or Noah Baumbach's poised wiseacres, Mr.
"It's going to pour soon," said the scurrying wiseacres, as they raised their collars and paused to look up from this street, where people, whose mirrors carry mysterious reflections, can parade - knowing their styles would not be stared at, from top to toe, by the quibbling eyes of conformists for whom difference is a sin.
The wiseacres from London blasted in all directions on the profoundest scientific principles, and brought about sixpennyworth of ore to the surface for every five pounds spent in getting it up.
Every one is asking why a ship costing $250 a day is kept out to take 11 seals, probably worth $15; but of course the wiseacres ashore know best concerning such matters.
As a sensitive and an insightful English playwright, Bernard Shaw, the self-proclaimed Ibsenite, quickly perceived the strength of Ibsen's technical innovative approach to the dramatic conflict and declared in his The Quintessence of Ibsenism ("a masterpiece of Shavian polemic writing" (2)) : But at just that point in the last act, the heroine very unexpectedly (by the wiseacres) stops her emotional acting and says : "We must sit down and discuss all this that has been happening between us.