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Definition

Term used to refer to someone who is trying to be a smart ass or a wise-aleck. Usually this term claims a distinguished position in every Indian teacher's list of adjectives employed when angry with one or more students.

Usage

Furious teacher to Avinash: What men??? Why you are not listening? Do I look like a fool standing here and barking at your stupid faces just for nothing??

Avinash: I don't know ma'am. I have a mirror, you want to see?
(Giggles are heard in the classroom)

Teacher (grinding teeth): Shutup your mouth!! Don't act oversmart I say!!!

Added 2011-07-07 by Shutup your mouth

Root

English

Region

All India

Categories

WALTO

Terms referencing this

kissi-beda

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A smart aleck type guy in your office, college, peer group, who keeps spouting information and pointing out where you are wrong. Generally good with statistics and numbers like cricketers' score.

Usage

Varun is such an over smart, good for nothing fellow. Why did you bring him to the Adda?
Added 2011-07-09 by Double Seat

Root

English

Region

All India

Categories

School and College

Terms referencing this

kissi-beda