wiseacre


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an upstart who makes conceited, sardonic, insolent comments

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Chicago native George Wendt is best known for his portrayal of Norm Peterson, the beer-loving resident wiseacre at Sam Malone's Boston bar, in the legendary TV series Cheers.
I am also looking for Brian Miller whose last address was Wiseacre Croft, Shirley.
Star and executive producer Matthew McConaughey was already locked in as Pitt, as was Steve Zahn in the role of Dirk's wiseacre sidekick, Al Giordino.
Pop wiseacre talks about capturing familial strife and human foibles in ridiculously clever songs that have a sentimental side.
Looks to me like it was an accident waiting to happen", said the wiseacre, who was entertaining people in the queue for bruise ointment at the chemist's.
CHEVY Chase as the smug wiseacre reporter in likeably ludicrous sequel.
Carpenter Homes (Midlands) Ltd -Demolish one dwelling and erect one replacement dwelling and one garage block at site of 67, 68 and part of 66 Wiseacre Croft, Shirley.
Guidebook in hand, a nun named Margaret (played by Taylor Gilbert) and her wiseacre gay friend, Tor (Paul Witten) take their first trip to Italy.
This is the kind of exciting tough-guy roughhouse that Schwarzenegger can only dream about - these guys can trade wiseacre dialogue and sound like they know what they're talking about.
He's kidding, but wiseacre Kinnear really does have a serious artist in him, operating somewhere underneath the glib veneer.
working-class widower who lives with his TV-style irascible father (Hirsch), his TV-style wiseacre teenage son (John Francis Daley of ``Freaks and Geeks'') and daughter (Kelly Karbacz), who's a TV-style earnest single mother and college student.
The famous "Death in Venice" adagietto (which actually means "little adagio", nothing, despite what the odd wiseacre commentator might have protested, about an allegedly swift speed) is taken at exactly the right tempo, and is naturally, lovingly phrased, strings here punctilious in articulation and expressiveness.
Another wiseacre passenger was teased for wearing what appeared to be a bowling shirt.
With his latest film, ``Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai,'' formalist wiseacre Jim Jarmusch (``Stranger Than Paradise,'' ``Dead Man'') attempts to blend gangster, hip-hop, cartoon and Japanese action-movie elements into one poker-faced satiric hybrid.