Definition of smart-arsed in English:

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smart-arsed

(US smart-assed)

adjective

informal
Irritating on account of behaving as if one knows everything: smart-arsed corporate lawyers a smart-arsed remark
More example sentences
  • Beattie always has to inject his own smart-arsed remarks somewhere.
  • It has become natural to fire off a smart-arsed reply instead of stopping for five minutes to consider the possibilities.
  • No smart-arsed academic can tell me what to do.

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