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Meaning of "smart arse" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SMART ARSE

smart arse  [smɑːt ɑːs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SMART ARSE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Smart arse is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SMART ARSE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of smart arse in the English dictionary

The definition of smart arse in the dictionary is a clever person, esp one who parades their knowledge offensively.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SMART ARSE


arse
ɑːs
Artigas
ɑːˈtiːɡɑːs
bluegrass
ˈbluːˌɡrɑːs
brass
brɑːs
bypass
ˈbaɪˌpɑːs
class
klɑːs
fiberglass
ˈfaɪbəɡlɑːs
first-class
ˈfɜːstˌklɑːs
glass
ɡlɑːs
grass
ɡrɑːs
hourglass
ˈaʊəˌɡlɑːs
impasse
æmˈpɑːs
litas
ˈliːtɑːs
maas
mɑːs
mas
mɑːs
middle-class
ˈmɪdəl klɑːs
overpass
ˈəʊvəˌpɑːs
pass
pɑːs
sparse
spɑːs
sunglass
ˈsʌnˌɡlɑːs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SMART ARSE

smart
smart alec
smart aleck
smart ass
smart bomb
smart card
smart cart
smart drug
smart dust
smart money
smart sanction
smart set
smart wool
smart-aleck
smart-alecky
smartarse
smartarsed
smartass
smarten
smartie

WORDS THAT END LIKE SMART ARSE

carse
coarse
duck´s arse
enhearse
farse
hearse
hoarse
inhearse
misparse
pain in the arse
parse
Pearse
pig´s arse
rehearse
short-arse
smartarse
tight-arse

Synonyms and antonyms of smart arse in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «smart arse» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SMART ARSE

Find out the translation of smart arse to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of smart arse from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «smart arse» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

聪明的驴子
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

culo inteligente
570 millions of speakers

English

smart arse
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

स्मार्ट गधा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الحمار الذكي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

шикарная попка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

espertinho
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

স্মার্ট গাধা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

petit malin
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pantat pintar
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Klugscheißer
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

生意気なやつ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

스마트 엉덩이
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Smart ass
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ass thông minh
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஸ்மார்ட் கழுதை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्मार्ट माणूस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Akıllı eşek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

intelligentone
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

mądralo
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

шикарна попка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

desteptule
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εξυπνάκιας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

slim gat
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

smart röv
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

smart ass
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of smart arse

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SMART ARSE»

The term «smart arse» is regularly used and occupies the 103.020 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SMART ARSE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about smart arse

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SMART ARSE»

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1
Wordbook of Australian Idiom: Aussie Slang
... it, that, they, this is annoying or boring— 'I'm suffering, what a real pain in the arse' arse, smart A vain person a know-all— 'Don't be such a smart arse' arse, up The business became insolvent, it failed— 'The business went arse-up' arse, ...
Kerrin P. Rowe, 2005
2
Go Kick Arse Ma!
I'm thinking I'm abit of a smart arse with renewed confidence on Popeye.Ridingfor afall? OOOOOOOOOOOOOpppssssyyy. A group of three cattle break out of the tail of the mob. Popeye wants to go. Okay then,were offfull gallop in pursuit faster  ...
Gail Brenssell-Rakuraku, 2012
3
Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang
GLOBE & MAIL (Toronto): It is tempting to be smart-assed when reviewing a Richard Rohmer novel (1979). noun 2 A smart-arse person, a smart alec. 1965–. J. BARNETT He had indulged in reckless speculation. . . . He was just as much a  ...
John Ayto, John Simpson, 2010
4
Hitting the nail on the head: 3000 Redensarten deutsch-englisch
Schlauberger clever-dick (coll), cleverboots (coll), clever clogs (coll), smart alec ( coll), smart arse (vulg) (U:S: smart ass (vulg)) The new assistant manager is a real smart arse - he makes clever remarks the whole day long. als Adjektiv: ...
Margret Beran, 1995
5
Motel View
Jimmy thinks he might cry. He can't remember what Sam thinks of friendship. His mind has stopped working. A small group near the back of the hall begin to chorus. SMART ARSE! SMART ARSE! SMART ARSE! More and more people join in, ...
Forbes Williams, 1992
6
It's OK To Be Disappointed
A right odd couple they were, another classic moment from the Aussie wonders! 7 CARTOON CHARACTERS YOU HATE(D) 1. Yogi Bear – Annoyed the shit out of me when I was a kid and still annoys the shit out of me now. Just a smart-arse ...
Bennyness
7
Saxon's Bane
Smart Arse. The Inspector knew the type. As soon as the heat went on, so to speak, he'd refuse to say anything without a solicitor. He'd probably even call him 'his brief'. Now Smart Arse turned his head away from the torch, staring into the ...
Geoffrey Gudgion, 2013
8
The Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and ...
Euphemistic for SMART-ARSE UK, 2000 smart-arse; smart-ass noun a person with a conceited view of their own intelligence AUSTRALIA, 1937 smartarsed; smart-arsed adjective conceited about one's intelligence US, 1960 smart as a new ...
Terry Victor, Tom Dalzell, 2007
9
CROSSED MY MIND: a boy in Hurstville
My reason for describing Robin as a smart-arse, was probably because he was much younger than me and I was a lot taller and any kid who was much younger and shorter than me, had to be a smart-arse. Robin had an elder brother, Beau, ...
Fred Hewison, 2014
10
Nurses' Clinical Decision Making
Smart-arse sarcastic man. Non-compliance could be interpreted differently, and the patient's interaction with nurses did lead to global judgements being made about them in relation to nurses' care management role. Scottie became known for ...
Russell Gurbutt, 2006

8 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SMART ARSE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term smart arse is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Elizabeth Ohene: it's a question of language
3, NEAT: a smart person is wearing neat attractive clothes and has a tidy ... of a smart aleck, which is smart arse for the American version or smart ass for the ... «Graphic Online, May 15»
2
Player hits out at 'smart arse' White
"They have a manager in Jake White, who was being a 'smart arse' and doesn't know too much about French rugby. Already he's criticised Montauban, but he ... «Sport24, Jan 15»
3
Bluejuice's misfits and smart alecs say goodbye
And when Stone gets excited it can be like being shirt-fronted by an over-eager federal politician, while being reminded that smart and smart arse can appeal ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Oct 14»
4
Edinburgh Fringe Anxiety
I ummed and ahhed about what to call the damn thing; I thought of every pun on my name under the sun; I went through smart arse title after smart arse title; ... «Huffington Post UK, Jul 14»
5
Arthur Sinodinos' lawyer calls ICAC witness a 'smart arse'
The barrister acting for Liberal Senator Arthur Sinodinos at a corruption inquiry has gone head to head with a key witness, labelling him a "smart arse" in an ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Mar 14»
6
New HIV prevention campaign asks businesses to help promote …
'Clever Dick / Smart Arse' is funded by the Department of Health through CHAPS, a partnership of community organisations, which is coordinated by THT and ... «PinkNews.co.uk, Nov 11»
7
Jason Manford: 'I've always been a smart arse. Now I'm a …
Jason Manford: She's lovely, a right laugh. I first met her when we were doing the screen tests. I was doing about five a day with different people – they put a lot ... «Mirror.co.uk, Aug 10»
8
Judge to hoaxer: don't be a smart arse
A Queensland judge has warned a man guilty of a bomb hoax not to be a "smart arse". Dominic Arthur Burns, 21, of Brisbane, today pleaded guilty in the ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Feb 07»

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« EDUCALINGO. Smart arse [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/smart-arse>. Oct 2019 ».
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