Pronunciation of Smart  

English Meaning

  1. Characterized by sharp quick thought; bright. See Synonyms at intelligent.
  2. Amusingly clever; witty: a smart quip; a lively, smart conversation.
  3. Impertinent; insolent: That's enough of your smart talk.
  4. Energetic or quick in movement: a smart pace.
  5. Canny and shrewd in dealings with others: a smart negotiator.
  6. Fashionable; elegant: a smart suit; a smart restaurant; the smart set. See Synonyms at fashionable.
  7. Capable of making adjustments that resemble human decisions, especially in response to changing circumstances: smart missiles.
  8. Manufactured to regulate the amount of light transmitted in response to varying light conditions or to an electronic sensor or control unit: smart windows.
  9. New England & Southern U.S. Accomplished; talented: He's a right smart ball player.
  10. To cause a sharp, usually superficial, stinging pain: The slap delivered to my face smarted.
  11. To be the location of such a pain: The incision on my leg smarts.
  12. To feel such a pain.
  13. To suffer acutely, as from mental distress, wounded feelings, or remorse: "No creature smarts so little as a fool” ( Alexander Pope).
  14. To suffer or pay a heavy penalty.
  15. Sharp mental or physical pain. See Synonyms at pain.
  16. Slang Intelligence; expertise: a reporter with a lot of smarts.
  17. smart off Informal To speak or act impertinently.
  18. right smart New England & Southern U.S. A lot; a considerable amount: He did right smart of the work himself.


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