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Adjective: smart (smarter,smartest)  smaa(r)t
  1. Showing mental alertness and calculation and resourcefulness
     
  2. Elegant and stylish
    "a smart new dress";
    - chic, voguish
     
  3. Characterized by quickness and ease in learning
    "smart children talk earlier than the average";
    - bright
     
  4. Improperly forward or bold
    "don't be smart with me";
    - fresh, impertinent, impudent, overbold, saucy, sassy [N. Amer], wise, lippy
     
  5. Painfully severe
    "he gave the dog a smart blow"
     
  6. Quick and brisk
    "I gave him a smart salute"; "we walked at a smart pace"
     
  7. Capable of independent and apparently intelligent action
    "smart weapons"
Verb: smart  smaa(r)t
  1. Be a source of pain
    - ache, hurt
Noun: smart  smaa(r)t
  1. A kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore
    - smarting, smartness

Derived forms: smarting, smarts, smartest, smarter, smarted

See also: astute, automatic, cagey, cagy, canny, clever, fashionable, fast, forward, intelligent, intense, savvy, sharp, shrewd, street smart, streetwise, stylish, with-it

Type of: cause to be perceived, hurting, pain

Antonym: stupid

Encyclopedia: Smart, Virginia