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  • n  witty remark
  • v  make a comment, usually ironic

  • Or, as the essayist William Hazlitt put it in a still famous wisecrack, he made "pictures of nothing, and very like.
  • Of course, the question of whether a wisecrack that Conan or Dave thinks up in advance should be regarded as written material or an ad-lib could be the subject of unending .
  • At first even many scientists didn't really grasp relativity, prompting Arthur Eddington's celebrated wisecrack (asked if it was true that only three people understood relativity .

  • Mike Dunham in Toronto Star
    It's good to see that he's OK and he's feeling good today,Dunham said. "His wisecrack remarks are back this morning, so I'm guessing he feels a lot better."
  • Bobby Nichols in The News-Press
    People loved him,Nichols said. "They were anxious to see what he was going to do next, either break a club or cuss. He always had some wisecrack."
  • Brodie Croyle in Kansas City Star
    I'm so ready for this week to be over so Jared Allen will be quiet,Croyle said. "He's always got something smart to say : Every wisecrack the quarterback gets, I've heard every one at least 10 times."

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