wisecrack

[ wahyz-krak ]
/ ˈwaɪzˌkræk /
Informal.
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noun

a smart or facetious remark.

verb (used without object)

to make wisecracks.

verb (used with object)

to say as a wisecrack.

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Origin of wisecrack

An Americanism dating back to 1910–15; wise1 + crack

OTHER WORDS FROM wisecrack

wisecracker, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for wisecrack

wisecrack
/ (ˈwaɪzˌkræk) informal /

noun

a flippant gibe or sardonic remark

verb

to make a wisecrack

Derived forms of wisecrack

wisecracker, noun
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