wiseacre


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an upstart who makes conceited, sardonic, insolent comments

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The show's main force was Worcester performer Niki Luparelli, a robust blonde wiseacre sausaged into a bustier, drink perpetually in hand.
Mind you, Bronze Angel made the cut by only one, but you need a touch of luck and a following wind in a race of this size and severity that was once memorably described by this paper's old wiseacre Gerald Delamere as "the only nine-furlong sprint in the calendar".
Die Hard Disproving the old movie adage that "Bruce Willis + hair = terrible film", the wispily-follicled wiseacre redefined the action movie with this smart and sassy hijack flick in which his tough LA cop takes on a tower block of terrorist bad guys.
Patchen is a wiseacre, wary of fools, always ready to have a little more fun than the rest of us are having.
EVERY ONCE IN A WHILE, when the question of where to get lunch comes up among friends, some wiseacre will chime in with an eye-roll-inducing suggestion, like, "Hey, let's try that new Icelandic-Cambodian fusion place.
After that, it's up to Leigh Ann and her family--lovingly tolerant husband Sean (Tim McGraw), lovely teen daughter Collins (Lily Collins) and wiseacre young son SJ (Jae Head)--to make sure Michael takes advantage of his good fortune and actually learns a few things from his teachers.
More on the way," said the wiseacre to anyone who was listening, while his fingers turned pink and the sky's grey deepened.
He used to live in Foley Road, Ward End, and Wiseacre Croft, Shirley.
Then, second wave, between 1966 and 1976, came Lawrance Thompson's 'standard' three-volume corrective to the sentimental view of the straw-behind-ear, whimsical wiseacre, cracker-barrel philosopher, whom he divergently presented as 'a selfish, egomaniacal, dour, cruel, and angry man.
Genitor of the Surrealists, Lautreamont systematically subverted the genre, thus emphasizing the known fact that all categorical brevities are contradictable, falsifiable, and preparing the ground for wiseacre 'perverbs'.
Yet many frustrated users complain of wasted time finding what they want, then understanding its often contorted syntax, wiseacre impenetrability, stilted jargon, and outright poor writing.
Some wiseacre once noted that the world has always been in the worst state it has ever been in.
NEW-look Brummie alternative rock band Wiseacre returned to the O2 Academy in fine form ahead of a big year for the local lads.
Rainbow View will be back on easier terrain, and when some old wiseacre tells you "they all go on the ground once", just remember that they do no such thing.
Whether he's razzing his military pal (Terrence Howard) or simply commenting on the action, he's a wiseacre who has the benefit of actually being funny.