a male given name, form of .
Historical Examples

He was flying to the writing-desk, but aleck stopped him and put him back in his chair.
The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories Mark Twain

As I was opening the garden-gate—it was night—aleck laid his hand on my shoulder.
The Underdog F. Hopkinson Smith

And Thad believed every word of the explanation made by aleck.
The Boy Scouts in the Rockies Herbert Carter

Perhaps he expected aleck Douglas to introduce him, but he did not wait for the formality.
Rim o’ the World B. M. Bower

Half an hour spent with us in the school-room the next morning convinced my mother that aleck’s work had been well done.
The Story of the White-Rock Cove Anonymous

You and aleck are to be as like brothers to each other as may be.
The Story of the White-Rock Cove Anonymous

In fact, aleck commented duly upon his own sagacity in conceiving that idea.
The Awakening of the Desert Julius C. Birge

They wondered what aleck would say when he got back to the farm.
The Rover Boys on Treasure Isle Edward Stratemeyer (AKA Arthur M. Winfield)

“If that was a guess, you hit the nail square on the head, aleck,” chuckled the scoutmaster.
The Boy Scouts in the Rockies Herbert Carter

On their way they were joined by aleck, the blacksmith, and Boodle, his helper.
Derrick Sterling Kirk Monroe

American Legislative Exchange Council
see: smart aleck


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