Alec

or Al·eck

[al-ik]
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Examples from the Web for aleck

Historical Examples of aleck

  • There were three of them that got across the river—a man and his wife and Aleck.

    The Underdog

    F. Hopkinson Smith

  • As I was opening the garden-gate—it was night—Aleck laid his hand on my shoulder.

    The Underdog

    F. Hopkinson Smith

  • Aleck looked at the driver, then at the Sheriff, and then at my father.

    The Underdog

    F. Hopkinson Smith

  • When Aleck Howell was excited, his grammar went to the four winds.

    The Boy Settlers

    Noah Brooks

  • Perhaps he expected Aleck Douglas to introduce him, but he did not wait for the formality.

    Rim o' the World

    B. M. Bower


Idioms and Phrases with aleck

aleck

see smart aleck.

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