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smarty

Pronunciation: /ˈsmɑːrti; smɑːti/

Translation of smarty in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -ties)

  • [colloquial/familiar] smart aleck
    Example sentences
    • What I said was ‘I hadn't heard about one of them ’, but I presume some subeditor was being a smarty and thought my grammar was bad and that I meant ‘I hadn't heard about any of them’.
    • He is too brash, too much of a smarty, for some of his colleagues.
    • She is a smarty, answers back to me (especially when her father is not around) and is exceptionally wilful.

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