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synonyms for smart ass

  • adventurous
  • bold
  • courageous
  • foolhardy
  • resolute
  • risky
  • aweless
  • brash
  • brassy
  • brave
  • cheeky
  • daredevil
  • dauntless
  • enterprising
  • fearless
  • gutty
  • intrepid
  • nervy
  • rash
  • unafraid
  • uncurbed
  • undaunted
  • ungoverned
  • valiant
  • venturesome
See also synonyms for: smart asses
  • audacious
  • blatant
  • bold
  • impudent
  • shameless
  • unabashed
  • flip
  • forward
  • barefaced
  • brassy
  • cheeky
  • cocky
  • contumelious
  • defiant
  • flashy
  • gritty
  • gutsy
  • hotshot
  • immodest
  • impertinent
  • indecent
  • insolent
  • loud
  • meretricious
  • nervy
  • overbold
  • pert
  • saucy
  • smart-alecky
  • smart-ass
  • spunky
  • tawdry
  • unblushing

antonyms for smart ass

MOST RELEVANT
  • afraid
  • careful
  • cautious
  • cowardly
  • fearful
  • meek
  • timid
  • humble
  • meek
  • modest
  • quiet
  • retiring
  • shy
  • timid
  • shamed
  • shamefaced
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                How to use smart ass in a sentence

                During the first week, not a day passed without smart skirmishes.
                BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
                Then summoning a smart young jemadar with whom he had talked a good deal during the journey, he asked him to read the chit.
                THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
                The ox knoweth his owner, and the ass his master's crib: but Israel hath not known me, and my people hath not understood.
                THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
                Who could have believed that only a fortnight ago these same figures were clean as new pins; smart and well-liking!
                GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
                Christopher Smart, an English poet and miscellaneous writer, died; known by a popular translation of Horace.
                THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
                It was there that he longed to retire—to a dainty little hotel of his own with a smart clientèle.
                THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
                The Portuguese frigate Cine captured by the Algerines, after a smart action.
                THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
                And thy oxen, and the ass colts that till the ground, shall eat mingled provender as it was winnowed in the floor.
                THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
                Blessed are ye that sow upon all waters, sending thither the foot of the ox and the ass.
                THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
                It was one of those smart little six-room villas of which so many have been put up in the London suburbs of late.
                UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
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