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  • n. Alternative spelling of smart aleck.

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  • See smart alice.

    March 13, 2010

  • Cf. smart aleck.

    March 13, 2010

  • Pronounced, like smart-arse, with the stress on “smart”; Alec is left uncapitalised. Said, I've just learnt, to be used after an 1840s New Yorker: Alec Hoag. Pimp, thief and con artist!

    Something or someone can be smart-alecky.

    April 25, 2008