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smart aleck

noun as in person making wise remarks

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So much of the promise of the show is that you have a smart aleck detective who will never stop goofing around.

In the series' pilot, smart-aleck ex-lawyer Jeff Winger (Joel McHale) tells Abed that he has Asperger's syndrome.

The result was a greasy coat collar and the general tout ensemble of the genus "smart Aleck."

For if we don't run across that bag mighty soon we're bound to make it warm for this Smart Aleck.

Time was you batted a young smart aleck down, told him to go get dry behind the ears before he shot off his mouth.

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.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to smart-aleck, such as: bigmouth, know-it-all, smart-ass/smart ass, smarty-pants/smarty pants, wiseacre, and wiseass/wise-ass.

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