Etymology
Advertisement

wisecrack (n.)

1906, American English, from wise (adj.) + crack in the "boast" sense (see cracker (n.2)). As a verb from 1915. Related: Wisecracking.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Definitions of wisecrack
1
wisecrack (v.)
make a comment, usually ironic;
2
wisecrack (n.)
witty remark;
Synonyms: crack / sally / quip
From wordnet.princeton.edu