n (pl -ties)
- [colloquial/familiar] smart aleckMore 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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