wisehead

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Noun[edit]

wisehead (plural wiseheads)

  1. (obsolete, sarcastic) A person who is wise or who considers himself or herself to be wise.
    • circa 1850, William Makepeace Thackeray, The Wolves and the Lamb, act 2,
      Why! Do you think I want that picture taken down: and another Mrs. Milliken? Wisehead!

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  • Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed., 1989.