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Adjective: smart (smarter,smartest)  smaa(r)t
  1. Elegant and stylish
    "a smart new dress";
    - chic, voguish
  2. Demonstrating intelligence; wise, clever or ingenious
    "a smart idea"
  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 [informal], sassy [N. Amer, informal], wise, lippy [informal]
  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"
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
Verb: smart  smaa(r)t
  1. Be a source of pain
    - ache, hurt

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

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

Type of: cause to be perceived, hurting, pain

Antonym: stupid

Encyclopedia: Smart, Richard