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Origin of wise-ass
Words nearby wise-ass
Example sentences from the Web for wise-ass
Ass-kicking, bad guy-killing Carter is just a future spinster.
This is the Mexico that U.S. college students would be wise to steer clear of on spring break.Why Mexicans Are Enraged by Obama’s Big Tuesday Meeting|Ruben Navarrette Jr.|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
So just looking forward to taking our sweet ass time with this next one.Deer Tick's John McCauley on Ten Years in Rock and Roll|James Joiner|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The revelation that, at age 42, Ben Affleck has one hell of an ass.Year of the Butt: How the Booty Changed the World in 2014|Kevin Fallon|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I did a piece for Elle about the effort to remake her into an elegant presence fashion-wise.Daphne Merkin on Lena Dunham, Book Criticism, and Self-Examination|Mindy Farabee|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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-ass
- a person who thinks he or she is being witty or clever
- (as modifier)some wiseass kid at the back of the class