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crack wise

Definition of crack wise in English:

North American informal Make jokes: this struck them as funny, although nobody used it as a moment to crack wise at my expense
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  • But the freedom to live involved more than cracking wise.
  • The international news is so unrelentingly grim I don't feel like cracking wise about the situation.
  • He cracks wise but can't hide the grimace each taste brings.
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