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wise +‎ crack

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wisecrack (plural wisecracks)

  1. A witty or sarcastic comment or quip.
    • 1904, Chuck Connors, Bowery life:
      Cut it out, Sis, an' lissen ter er wise crack. Will yer be nice if I pay yer fine?

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wisecrack (third-person singular simple present wisecracks, present participle wisecracking, simple past and past participle wisecracked)

  1. To make a sarcastic, flippant, or sardonic comment.

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