(British also smarty-boots)
Definition of smarty-pants in English:
Another term for smarty (sense 1).
- Try it out on the office know-it-all, or the smarty-pants next door.
- It does no good in our age of specialization and fragmentation to be a know-it-all smarty-pants, especially if some of that knowledge is at times sadly so superficial.
- Guys see me as a goodie-goodie and a smarty-pants.
Definition of smarty-pants in:
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