What is another word for wisecracking?

189 synonyms found


[ wˈa͡ɪskɹakɪŋ], [ wˈa‍ɪskɹakɪŋ], [ w_ˈaɪ_s_k_ɹ_a_k_ɪ_ŋ]

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How to use "Wisecracking" in context?

One of the most popular, congenial, and enduring forms of communication is the wisecrack. Pick up a newspaper or watch any televised comedy show and you're likely to hear some very clever, rapid-fire repartee between friends, colleagues, or even strangers. People who are good at witty banter are often described as "wisecracking geniuses" or "wisecracking wizards".

The origins of wisecracking are unknown, although some believe it may have originated in the courts of ancient Greece and Rome, where a jester would make fun of the powerful.

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