smaleck v(sm-aleck);smack a smart alec’s face! (figuratively)
smaleck; can be used directly after a smart alec's last remark as if to smack the smart alec's face
-proverbial ‘smack in the face’, especially for smart alecs.
smalec n; short for, 'smart alec'
Aleck is a nickname for the male given name Alexander. The phrase "smart aleck" is possibly derived from the name of Aleck Hoag, a 19th-century con man and thief.
smartaleck (pluralsmart alecks)
1. One who is given to obnoxious or insolenthumor; a wise guy.
2. One who is pretentious about their own cleverness or knowledge; a know-it-all.
3. One who is obnoxiouslyself-assured; a show off.
'why are you such a smalec!! always making fun of others more successful than you!!??'
'Because im jealous and blue, thats what we do, and if i quit doing that what else could i do??! '
Word came from
smack + smart alec