Origin of wise guy
OTHER WORDS FROM wise guywise-guy, adjective
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How to use wise guy in a sentence
If anything the work the two cops and the maintenance guy were doing deserves more respect and probably helped a lot more people.
Everywhere I go, ‘Hey Cartman, you must like Family Guy, right?’
When we had that meeting in the Caribbean, Jeffrey was holding his own and not only was he a pleasant host, he was pleasant guy.Sleazy Billionaire’s Double Life Featured Beach Parties With Stephen Hawking|M.L. Nestel|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And we have a lot of great guests this season: Greta Gerwig, Natasha Lyonne, Olivia Wilde, Steve Buscemi is back—I love that guy.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Ass-kicking, bad guy-killing Carter is just a future spinster.
The most High hath created medicines out of the earth, and a wise man will not abhor them.
A wise man hateth not the commandments and justices, and he shall not be dashed in pieces as a ship in a storm.
She is quite true, but not wise, and your left hand must not know what your right hand is doing.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
There are three things a wise man will not trust: the wind, the sunshine of an April day, and woman's plighted faith.Pearls of Thought|Maturin M. Ballou
It's an idle question, I know; wise men and musty philosophers say that regrets are foolish.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
British Dictionary definitions for wise guy
Other Idioms and Phrases with wise guy
An obnoxious know-it-all, a person who makes sarcastic or annoying remarks, as in the teacher was delighted that the worst wise guy in the class was moving out of town. [Slang; second half of 1800s] Also see smart aleck.