Meaning of “wisecrack” in the English Dictionary

"wisecrack" in British English

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wisecracknoun [ C ]

uk /ˈwaɪz.kræk/ us /ˈwaɪz.kræk/ informal

a funny remark, especially one that criticizes someone:

He made some wisecrack about my lack of culinary ability.
wisecracking
noun [ U ], adjective [ before noun ] uk /ˈwaɪz.kræk.ɪŋ/ us /ˈwaɪz.kræk.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)

"wisecrack" in American English

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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)