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Meaning of "smart ass" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SMART ASS

smart ass  [smɑːt æs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SMART ASS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Smart ass 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.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SMART ASS

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smart alec
smart aleck
smart arse
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 ASS

ass
badass
bass
brass
Buridan´s ass
bypass
class
come to pass
compass
cover one´s ass
first class
first-class
glass
grass
in the mass
kick ass
mass
pass
whup ass
world-class

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

SYNONYMS

Translation of «smart ass» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SMART ASS

Find out the translation of smart ass to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of smart ass 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 ass» 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 ass
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

অতি - চালাক
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

ukala
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 ass

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SMART ASS»

The term «smart ass» is regularly used and occupies the 71.144 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SMART ASS» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SMART ASS»

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Smart Ass: Close Quarters
Turner and Turner: One Good Turn When his parents get a gander at the sex tape sent by a blackmailer, they offer Kendall Turner a few weeks of "rest" in a cushy clinic.
Amber Green, L. B. Gregg, 2009
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Hot Cripple: An Incurable Smart-ass Takes on the Health Care ...
Inspired by her acclaimed one-woman show, this is a bitingly funny and keenly observed account of the cracks in our medical and social welfare system and how one woman's resilience combined with a generous dollop of humor helped her fight ...
Hogan Gorman, 2012
3
The Smart Ass Guide to Ridiculous Questions
hillary marek. 24-year-old billionaire of stealing their ideas. A fourth student filed a petition with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, claiming he created an online facebook first. Many reporters have followed these cases, but Rolling Stone's ...
hillary marek
4
Hollywood from Vietnam to Reagan...and Beyond: A Revised and ...
During the sequence in The Long Goodbye in which Marlowe is interrogated at the police station, there is a running discussion as to whether he is a “smart-ass” or a “cutie-pie.” The distinction between the two is less than clearcut: presumably  ...
Robin Wood, 2013
5
Logically Fallacious: The Ultimate Collection of Over 300 ...
On the one hand, you can tactfully explain why your opponent's reasoning is erroneous (1 smart-ass point), without mentioning the name of the fallacy. On the other hand, you can tell your opponent that his reasoning is fallacious (1 smart- ass ...
Bo Bennett, 2013
6
The Boy Who Sneaks in My Bedroom Window
And how will her brother, who has always been a little overprotective, react when he finds out that the pair are growing closer? Find out in The Boy Who Sneaks In My Bedroom Window.
Kirsty Moseley, 2012
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Smart Ass Answer #5: A flight attendant was stationed at the departure gate to check tickets. As a man approached, she extended her hand for the ticket and he opened his trench coat and flashed her. Without missing a beat she said, "Sir, ...
Jack Young
8
Smart Ass
Smart Ass is a fun, fast-moving and exciting party game. It has sold over 100,000 copies here in the U.S. This new book shares the fun of the party game in a portable, yet playable, book version.
NATL BOOK NETWORK, Red Media Pty Ltd, 2011
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NetLingo: The Internet Dictionary
_) a dumb ass (_OAAO_) a wise ass (_E=mc2J a smart ass (_13_) an unlucky ass ( Y ) a butt ( Y ) a big butt (_x_) kiss my ass (_$_) money coming out of his/her ass (_#_) taking an ass pounding see also: Section 3 in the Appendix astroturf ...
Erin Jansen, Vincent James, 2002
10
The Bible For Dummies
... blocking the donkey's path. The donkey's actions, as it turns out,. Balaam and the smart ass (Numbers 22–24)
Jeffrey Geoghegan, Michael Homan, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SMART ASS»

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DA tells Dr. Neulander witness not to be a 'smart ass'
Dr. Robert Neulander hugs family and supporters during a morning court break as his brother, Ovid Neulander looks on, Thursday, March 26, 2015. Ellen M. «Syracuse.com, Mar 15»
2
York's Wagner calls Dem chief a 'smart ass'
During an exchange between Wagner and Bob Kefauver, chairman of the local Democratic Party, over unions, Kefauver said he was called a "smart ass" twice ... «York Dispatch, Mar 15»
3
Smart Ass Trivia at Nellie's continues to stand out among bar trivia …
Smart Ass Trivia “It's a great 'hump day' activity,” says Andrew Grossman. “Plus I'm friends with so many of the trivia regulars now, it's become something of a ... «Metro Weekly, Jan 15»
4
Darma is a smart cushion for making your smart ass smarter
Move over wearables, Darma wants “sittables” to be the new trend as it prepares to launch its smart cushion for your office chair. The device monitors your sitting ... «The Next Web, Sep 14»
5
John McCain To Obama Indian Affairs Official: That's A 'Smart Ass
Republican Arizona Sen. John McCain accused Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn of supplying a “smart ass” answer to McCain's questions in ... «Daily Caller, Sep 14»
6
Dirty Words and Smart Ass Fill Gift Bags at the MTV Video Music …
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dirty Words and a Smart Ass might not have appeared on stage, but the games were included in the presenter ... «PR Newswire, Aug 14»
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Big Ass Fans Gets into Smart Home Biz; Teams with Nest on 'Thread'
One of the hippest names in cooling, Big Ass Fans launches 'Smart Ass' line; joins Nest and others to launch Thread Group, a new initiative in home automation. «CEPro, Jul 14»
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Olivia Wilde Tells 'GQ' to Kiss Her Smart Ass For Sexist Comment!
Kiss my smart ass, GQ,” the 30-year-old actress tweeted earlier in the week in response to the magazine's review of her latest film Third Person. PHOTOS: Check ... «Just Jared, Jun 14»
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Olivia Wilde Tells Sexist Movie Reviewer to 'Kiss My Smart Ass'
Here is a PSA for all ladies contemplating journalism school, a magazine internship, or reading a book: Don't waste your time; work on those squats instead. «Elle, Jun 14»
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Smart Ass (La creme de la creme): Film Review
PARIS -- If there's one lesson to be learnt from French-Vietnamese director Kim Chapiron's Smart-Ass (Crème de la crème), it's that kids in business school, like ... «Hollywood Reporter, Apr 14»

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