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One who is insolent or flippant; one who makes jokes or perpetrates pranks.

Her reputation for being a wise guy made her new teachers hesitant about having her in their classes.

Additional definitions for 'wise guy':

wise guyUsed other than as an idiom: see wise, guy.
wise guyA knowledgable or successful sports bettor.
wise guyA member of the Mafia; a mobster
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