Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SMART-ALECK

Before he got there he started a guessing contest in that smart-aleck burg.

"The young squirt was always a Smart-Aleck and a blow-hard," he said.

Well, it happened that the end of last week a smart-Aleck of a fellow came in, an Andalusian.

They gave him a month in the barracks to think over how smart-aleck hed been, and then Jimmie was out again.