What is another word for smart alecky?

300 synonyms found


[ smˈɑːt ɐlˈɛki], [ smˈɑːt ɐlˈɛki], [ s_m_ˈɑː_t ɐ_l_ˈɛ_k_i]

Smart alecky is a term used to describe someone who is annoyingly confident, cocky or rude in their speech or behavior. Some common synonyms for this word include sassy, pert, brash, impudent, cheeky, or flippant. These words are typically used to describe someone who is behaving in a way that is disrespectful or dismissive, often in an attempt to be funny or to show off their intelligence or wit. While some people may find these types of behaviors to be entertaining or amusing, they can also be off-putting or annoying to others who may prefer a more respectful and polite conversation.

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How to use "Smart alecky" in context?

No one is truly smart, or even intelligent. With that in mind, people who exhibit characteristics commonly associated with intelligence - such as a quick wit and the ability to think on one's feet - are often called "smart alecks".

A smart aleck is typically someone who is not afraid to speak their mind, and who is not afraid to challenge convention. They may also be unambitious or indifferent to conventional achievement measures, preferring instead to find humorous or ingenious ways to get their point across.

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