smart aleck


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  • noun

Synonyms for smart aleck

Synonyms for smart aleck

an upstart who makes conceited, sardonic, insolent comments

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Her portrayal of the local males as smart aleck, chauvinist pigs pretty much punctures the old noblesabra stereotype.
Along the way we're treated to a soundtrack played by melancholy folk singers we've never heard of (nor will hear of again), a few too many shots of unhappy people sitting around drinking on their own and smart aleck dialogue that never quite hits the mark.
The gruff cop is a loving father to rebellious Eddie (Darius McCrary), cute little Judy (Jaimee Foxworth) and smart aleck Laura (Kelly Shanygne Williams) -- with whom Urkel is utterly in (unrequited) love.
And please, I am not trying to be a smart aleck, just wondering, because there just might be a bigger market out there for one.
Both have difficult home lives; smart aleck Mick finds solace in reading, despite his alcoholic father, while tough guy Boot, who loves playing guitar, tries to avoid his physically abusive dad.
This show has the same sort of snappy dialogue and endearingly smart aleck cast, helping it come close to realizing its serious potential.
Both comedians played antiheroes who fluctuated between comic cowardice and playing smart aleck.
Stewart was a self-confessed smart aleck while in high school in Lawrence, N.
One can oppose something without talking or writing as a smart aleck.
And I'm reminded of a conversation I had in college, when I was an industrious smart aleck.
Clerk thinks he's being a smart aleck & says again the same way "father's name?
GEX, a smart aleck who combines a Bart Simpson attitude with a vocabulary of witty pop cultural illusions, is fast becoming one of the most visible electronic game characters.
That means avoiding the temptation to be an irritating know-it-all or a smart aleck, as he was with Hillary Clinton four years ago when he infamously observed that she was "likable enough.
And who wants a smart aleck of a car telling you what to do or, worse, talking over your head to another vehicle on the road, letting everyone know that you're completely out of control.