from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Slang A smart aleck.

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  • n. One given to making clever jokes regarded as rude or disrespectful; smart; a wisecracker.
  • n. A knowledgable or successful sports bettor.
  • n. A member of the Mafia; a mobster

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  • n. an upstart who makes conceited, sardonic, insolent comments


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  • “Somebody steals one, word gets out that it's worth stealing, and suddenly every goddamn two-bit original gangsta, marielito, crackhead, and junior wise guy has to steal one, just to keep up.”

    Darkly Dreaming Dexter


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