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wisecracknoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈwaɪz.kræk/ informal
a ​funnyremark, ​especially one that ​criticizes someone: He made some wisecrack about my ​lack of ​culinaryability.
wisecracking
noun [U], adjective [before noun] uk   us   /-ɪŋ/
Sadly, ​despite the ​relentless wisecracking, there's very little ​plot to ​carry this ​film.
(Definition of wisecrack from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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wisecracknoun [C]

 us   /ˈwɑɪzˌkræk/
a ​remark that ​criticizes someone or something in a ​humorous way
(Definition of wisecrack from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wisecrack”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指用来批评的)妙语,俏皮话…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指用來批評的)妙語,俏皮話…
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