smart Aleck

Discussion in 'English Only' started by quietdandelion, Mar 25, 2007.

  1. quietdandelion

    quietdandelion Banned

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    Formosa/Chinese
  2. vachecow Senior Member

    Pennsylvania
    USA English
    It is part of the phrase "smart aleck". It refers to someone that makes disrespectful or sarcastic remarks.
     
  3. quietdandelion

    quietdandelion Banned

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    Formosa/Chinese
    Thanks, vachecow.

    Does it refer to smart ass?
     
  4. vachecow Senior Member

    Pennsylvania
    USA English
    Yes, those are synonyms.
     
  5. mplsray Senior Member

  6. quietdandelion

    quietdandelion Banned

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    Formosa/Chinese
    Thank you for the link, mplsray.
     
  7. SwissPete

    SwissPete Senior Member

    94044 USA
    Français (CH), AE (California)

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