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clever dick/clogs

UK informal disapproving
someone who shows that they are clever, in a way that annoys other people: If you're such a clever dick, you finish the crossword puzzle.
Translations of “clever dick/clogs”
in Chinese (Traditional) 自以為聰明的人, 自以為是的人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自以为聪明的人, 自以为是的人…
(Definition of clever dick/clogs from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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