Etymology
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wisecrack (n.)

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

updated on April 07, 2014

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Definitions of wisecrack from WordNet
1
wisecrack (v.)
make a comment, usually ironic;
2
wisecrack (n.)
witty remark;
Synonyms: crack / sally / quip
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