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smarty-pants

[smahr-tee-pants]
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noun (used with a singular verb)
  1. smarty.
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Origin of smarty-pants

First recorded in 1915–20
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Related Words for smarty-pants

know-it-all, malapert, smarty, swellhead, wise-ass, smart-ass, wisenheimer, witling

British Dictionary definitions for smarty-pants

smarty-pants

smarty-boots (ˈsmɑːtɪˌbuːts)

noun
  1. (functioning as singular) informal a would-be clever person
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