Smart - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- characterized by quickness and ease in learning (syn: bright)
- improperly forward or bold (syn: fresh, impertinent, impudent, overbold, sassy, saucy, wise)
- painfully severe
- quick and brisk
- capable of independent and apparently intelligent action
Poodles are said to be smart dogs.
That was a smart investment.
He gave her a smart answer.
...the toddler was whining over the smart from the cut...
...she had the smarts to start college at age 16, but perhaps not the emotional maturity...
He plays smart and the fans appreciate that.
I dress smarter than she does.
Play it smart during the contract negotiations and you'll get more vacation time.
She was smart to refuse.
It was smart of him to reinvest his money.
You look smart.
His eyes were smarting from the dust.
He is still smarting from a put-down.
The smart kids get good grades and go off to college.
I was smart enough to wait for a week.
present participle: smarting
past tense: smarted
past participle: smarted