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Synonyms for wise guy

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  1. wise guy, smart aleck, wiseacre, wisenheimer, weisenheimer(noun)

    an upstart who makes conceited, sardonic, insolent comments

    wisenheimer, smart aleck, weisenheimer, wiseacre


  1. wise guy(noun)

    wisecracker, smarty, know-all, know-it-all, wisenheimer, smart aleck

  2. wise guy(noun)

    One given to making clever jokes regarded as rude or disrespectful; smart; a wisecracker.

    Her reputation for being a wise guy made her new teachers hesitant about having her in their classes.

    know-all, wisenheimer, smarty, smart aleck, know-it-all, wisecracker

  3. wise guy(noun)

    A knowledgable or successful sports bettor.

    wisenheimer, know-it-all, know-all, wisecracker, smarty, smart aleck

  4. wise guy(noun)

    A member of the Mafia; a mobster

    smart aleck, know-it-all, wisecracker, know-all, smarty, wisenheimer

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How to use wise guy in a sentence?

  1. Tom Zegan:

    Alright, who's the wise guy who turned the light out at the end of my tunnel?

  2. Vice President Biden:

    I'm not being a wise guy about the wall and the President, all that, for real, my word, but instead of building more barriers, if it's drugs you're talking about, we can take one tenth of the amount of money we're talking about building the wall and significantly increase the technological capability at legal ports of entry because that's where 95 % of all the stuff is coming through.

  3. President Donald Trump:

    And then you have Brad Pitt, I was never a big fan of his, he got up, said a little wise guy thing. Hes a little wise guy.

  4. Donnie Brasco:

    Lefty A wise guy's always right even when he's wrong, he's right.

  5. Donnie Brasco:

    Lefty Wise guy dont carry wallets, they carry their money in a roll....beaner on the outs

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