- (intransitive, slang, often with "to" or with "with") To be impertinent.
- He was getting wise, so I cracked him one.
- He wasn't just getting wise, he was getting wise to my mother.
- (intransitive, slang, often with "to") To see through deceit.
- Last night, I thought he'd sign the deal, but this morning he'd got wised somehow.
- The substitute soon got wise to their particular tricks.