- a smart or facetious remark.
- to make wisecracks.
- to say as a wisecrack.
Origin of wisecrack
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1. jest, witticism, quip.
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Examples from the Web for wisecrack
An anecdote about a wisecrack that Lebowitz made at an event in support of Russian Jews is worth the price of admission.Public Speaking: Martin Scorsese's Fran Lebowitz Doc
Ronald K. Fried
November 20, 2010
- a flippant gibe or sardonic remark
- to make a wisecrack
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Word Origin and History for wisecrack
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