wisecrack

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈwaɪzˌkræk/

Noun[change]

Singular
wisecrack

Plural
wisecracks

  1. (countable) A wisecrack is a short and clever reply.
    He always makes wisecracks when I try to talk about something serious.

Verb[change]

Plain form
wisecrack

Third-person singular
wisecracks

Past tense
wisecracked

Past participle
wisecracked

Present participle
wisecracking

  1. (intransitive) If you wisecrack, you make a clever reply.
    My brother never stops wisecracking.