[ wahyz-krak ]
/ ˈwaɪzˌkræk /
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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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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
OTHER WORDS FROM wisecrackwisecracker, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for wisecrack
/ (ˈwaɪzˌkræk) informal /
a flippant gibe or sardonic remark
to make a wisecrack
Derived forms of wisecrackwisecracker, noun
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