wisenheimer

or weis·en·heim·er

[wahy-zuh n-hahy-mer]

noun Informal.

a wiseacre or smart aleck.

Nearby words

  1. wisecrack,
  2. wisecracking,
  3. wisely,
  4. wiseman,
  5. wiseman, nicholas patrick stephen,
  6. wisent,
  7. wish,
  8. wish fulfillment,
  9. wish fulfilment,
  10. wish list

Origin of wisenheimer

1915–20, Americanism; earlier also wiseheimer, equivalent to wise1 + -(en)heimer, extracted from surnames with this ending

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