smarty

[ smahr-tee ]
/ ˈsmɑr ti /

noun, plural smart·ies.

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Origin of smarty

An Americanism dating back to 1860–65; smart + -y2
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British Dictionary definitions for smarty

smarty

smartie

/ (ˈsmɑːtɪ) /

noun

informal a would-be clever person
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