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Meaning of "smartarse" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SMARTARSE

smartarse  [ˈsmɑːtˌɑːs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SMARTARSE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Smartarse 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 SMARTARSE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of smartarse in the English dictionary

The definition of smartarse in the dictionary is a clever person, esp one who parades his knowledge offensively.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SMARTARSE


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

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SMARTARSE

smart card
smart cart
smart drug
smart dust
smart money
smart sanction
smart set
smart wool
smart-aleck
smart-alecky
smartarsed
smartass
smarten
smartie
smartish
smartly
smartmouth
smartness
smartphone
smarts

WORDS THAT END LIKE SMARTARSE

carse
coarse
duck´s arse
enhearse
farse
hearse
hoarse
inhearse
misparse
pain in the arse
parse
Pearse
pig´s arse
rehearse
smart arse

Synonyms and antonyms of smartarse in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «smartarse» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SMARTARSE

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The translations of smartarse from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «smartarse» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

smartarse
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

smartarse
570 millions of speakers

English

smartarse
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

smartarse
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

smartarse
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

smartarse
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

smartarse
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

smartarse
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

smartarse
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Smartarse
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

smartarse
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

smartarse
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

smartarse
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Smartarse
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

smartarse
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

smartarse
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्मार्टवार
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

smartarse
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

smartarse
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

smartarse
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

smartarse
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

smartarse
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

smartarse
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

smartarse
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

smartarse
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

smartarse
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of smartarse

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SMARTARSE»

The term «smartarse» is normally little used and occupies the 126.810 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SMARTARSE» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SMARTARSE»

Discover the use of smartarse in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to smartarse and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Fearless Five: One Up
Robbie was on the inside with smartarse Dave next to him, big Louie three out and Ricky on the outside. Coming out of the sweeping left-hander smartarse Dave had a half a billycart length lead over Robbie when he suddenly decided to try ...
David J. McMullen, 2011
2
Shorter Slang Dictionary
From smarmy, (of hair) sleek, plastered down. smart Alec a know-all, an offensively smart (clever) person, as in he's such a smart Alec. Used in the USA since around 1870 and in the UK by 1930. See also clever Dick, smartarse. smartarse an ...
Paul Beale, Eric Partridge, Rosalind Fergusson, 2003
3
This Time Next Year
'Well,' Bev said, 'you've got some catching-up to do, girl. Here's to you!' By nine thirty, we had agreed that all men are a waste of space (except Roger and Simon ) and that I was better off without Smartarse if that was the way he treated women.
Liz Hinds
4
Rise of the Ruddbot: Observations from the Gallery
People like Tony Abbott, for example, think Kevin Rudd is an insufferable, smug, know-it-all, sucky, phoney, smartarse show-off. And what's the only thing that's more annoying than an insufferable, smug, know-it-all, sucky, phoney, smartarse  ...
Annabel Crabb, 2010
5
The Hell of it All
Or even just mildly interesting ones. And if he can't manage that, he can sod off back to Tudorland. Or wherever it was King Henry came from. Smartarse. kitchen. [20 October 2007] Sometimes you don't know what you've got till it's gone ...
Charlie Brooker, 2009
6
A Little Learning: Broodings from the Back of the Class
JUNE. 24. 2005. Nobody. likes. a. smartarse. 'Hello. I am an organised and motivated person, as evidenced by my captaincy of the school debating, judoand hockey teams, my vacation work running a youthTVstation andthe fact thatIam head ...
Libby Purves, 2007
7
Chinaman's Lagoon
As it had already been labelled, I obviously had not been the first to experiment with using “Smartarse” as a paper substitute, but, if I had had the honour to christen it, I would have considered “Smartarse” an understatement. I would have  ...
Barry McMillan, 2010
8
The Golden Chain (Choc Lit):
'Listen, Mr Smartarse, look after this little girl, all right? I've got a couple of brothers. You know what I'm saying?' 'I'll look after Daisy,' promised Jesse. 'I'll defend her with my life.' 'I hope for Daisy's sake it never comes to that, because I'd put my ...
Margaret James, 2011
9
Evil Arse Soup: Three Ultra-Dark Comedies:
'I was being a smartarse.' 'You're agreeing with me?' 'Yes.' 'I don't understand.' He turned to face her full on. 'Yes, I was taking the piss. As usual.' 'Well,' Anne said, unsure of his expression. 'Good. It's good you can recognise when you go too ...
Dave Franklin, 2013
10
Unrest
Smartarse, Iadded silently. 'Bad reception,' Ophelia muttered. Officer Smartarse's eyebrows lifted.'Ofcourse. And the pub was?' 'The Rusty Bicycle.' Unanimous answers. Score. 'This isyour car?' 'Yes.' 'Talk methrough whathappened whenyou  ...
Michelle Harrison, 2012

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Smartarse [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/smartarse>. Oct 2019 ».
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