Definition of wisecrack verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

wisecrack

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈwaɪzkræk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwaɪzkræk//
 
[intransitive, transitive](informal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they wisecrack
BrE BrE//ˈwaɪzkræk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwaɪzkræk//
 
he / she / it wisecracks
BrE BrE//ˈwaɪzkræks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwaɪzkræks//
 
past simple wisecracked
BrE BrE//ˈwaɪzkrækt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwaɪzkrækt//
 
past participle wisecracked
BrE BrE//ˈwaɪzkrækt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwaɪzkrækt//
 
-ing form wisecracking
BrE BrE//ˈwaɪzkrækɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwaɪzkrækɪŋ//
 
 
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to make a clever remark or joke He plays a wisecracking detective. wisecrack + speech ‘We knew you'd be back,’ he wisecracked, ‘Just not this soon.’

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