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1) smart aleck. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. A person regarded as obnoxiously self-assertive. 2. An impudent person. Perhaps after Aleck Hoag, 19th-century American confidence man and thief.smart-aleck (smartalik)...

2) smart aleck. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...One who is obnoxiously self-assertive and arrogant: malapert, witling. Informal : know-it-all, saucebox, smarty, smarty-pants, wisenheimer. Slang : wiseacre, wisecracker,...

3) wise guy. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Slang A smart aleck....

4) wiseass. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Vulgar Slang A smart aleck....

5) wisenheimer. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Informal A smart aleck. wise1 + German -enheimer (in such surnames as Oppenheimer)....

6) smarty. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. smartˇies Informal 1. A smart aleck. 2. A quick-witted person....

7) smart-ass. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Slang A smart aleck. smart-ass -ADJECTIVE...

8) smarty-pants. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Informal (used with a sing. verb) A smart aleck....

9) Chapter 15. Tarkington, Booth. 1918. The Magnificent Ambersons
...for Fanny than telling her to cheer up. Everything that Fanny inherited from her father, old Aleck Minafer, had been invested in Wilbur s business; and Wilbur s business,...

10) wisecracker. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...self-assertive and arrogant: malapert, witling. Informal : know-it-all, saucebox, smart aleck, smarty, smarty-pants, wisenheimer. Slang : wiseacre, wise guy. See...

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