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English definition of “smart-arse”

smart-arse

noun [C]     UK (US smart-ass) offensive
someone who is always trying to seem more clever than other people in a way that is annoying : I don't want some smart-arse from the city telling me how to manage my farm .Intelligent people
(Definition of smart-arse noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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