Definitions for SMARTsmɑrt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
smartsmɑrt(adj.; v.; adv.; n.)smart•er, smart•est
(adj.)having or showing quick intelligence or ready mental capability:
a smart student.
quick or prompt in action, as a person.
shrewd or sharp, as a person in dealing with others.
clever, witty, or readily effective, as a speaker, speech, or rejoinder.
neat or trim in appearance, as a person or garment; spruce.
socially elegant; sophisticated or fashionable:
the smart crowd.
brisk or vigorous:
to walk with smart steps.
sharply severe, as a blow.
sharp or keen:
a smart pain.
equipped with, using, or containing electronic control devices, as missiles.
Ref: intelligent (def. 4). 4
(v.i.)to be a source of sharp, local, and usu. superficial pain, as a wound.
to be the cause of a sharp, stinging pain, as an irritating application or a blow.
to feel a sharp, stinging pain, as in a wound.
to suffer keenly from wounded feelings.
to feel shame or remorse or to suffer in punishment or in return for something.
(v.t.)to cause a sharp pain to or in.
(adv.)in a smart manner; smartly.
(n.)a sharp local pain, usu. superficial, as from a wound, blow, or sting.
keen mental suffering, as from wounded feelings, affliction, or grievous loss.
smarts,Informal. intelligence; common sense.
Origin of smart:
bef. 1050; (v.) ME smerten, OE -smeortan, c. MD smerten, OHG smerzan; (adj.) ME smerte, smart, late OE smearte, akin to the v.
smart, smarting, smartness(adj)
a kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore
showing mental alertness and calculation and resourcefulness
chic, smart, voguish(adj)
elegant and stylish
"chic elegance"; "a smart new dress"; "a suit of voguish cut"
characterized by quickness and ease in learning
"some children are brighter in one subject than another"; "smart children talk earlier than the average"
fresh, impertinent, impudent, overbold, smart, saucy, sassy, wise(adj)
improperly forward or bold
"don't be fresh with me"; "impertinent of a child to lecture a grownup"; "an impudent boy given to insulting strangers"; "Don't get wise with me!"
"he gave the dog a smart blow"
quick and brisk
"I gave him a smart salute"; "we walked at a smart pace"
capable of independent and apparently intelligent action
ache, smart, hurt(verb)
be the source of pain
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
She's a smart girl for her age.; a smart decision
(of weapons) using computers to make them very accurate
(of clothing) neat and tidy, or dressed neatly
You're looking smart today.
fashionable and wealthy or expensive
a smart hotel in the heart of the city
to feel a lively, pungent local pain; -- said of some part of the body as the seat of irritation; as, my finger smarts; these wounds smart
to feel a pungent pain of mind; to feel sharp pain or grief; to suffer; to feel the sting of evil
to cause a smart in
quick, pungent, lively pain; a pricking local pain, as the pain from puncture by nettles
severe, pungent pain of mind; pungent grief; as, the smart of affliction
a fellow who affects smartness, briskness, and vivacity; a dandy
smart money (see below)
causing a smart; pungent; pricking; as, a smart stroke or taste
keen; severe; poignant; as, smart pain
vigorous; sharp; severe
accomplishing, or able to accomplish, results quickly; active; sharp; clever
efficient; vigorous; brilliant
marked by acuteness or shrewdness; quick in suggestion or reply; vivacious; witty; as, a smart reply; a smart saying
pretentious; showy; spruce; as, a smart gown
brisk; fresh; as, a smart breeze
The New Hacker's Dictionary
Said of a program that does the Right Thing in a wide variety of complicated circumstances. There is a difference between calling a program smart and calling it intelligent; in particular, there do not exist any intelligent programs (yet — see AI-complete). Compare robust (smart programs can be brittle).
Translations for SMART
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
neat and well-dressed; fashionable
You're looking very smart today; a smart suit.
- netjies, modieusAfrikaans
- elegantePortuguese (BR)
- elegantne, moekasEstonian
- خوش لباسFarsi
- साफ-सुथरा, सुव्यवस्थित, बना-ठनाHindi
- elegantan, ukusanCroatian
- vel til hafður; smart, tískulegurIcelandic
- (옷차림이) 스마트한Korean
- puošnus, madingas, išsipuošęsLithuanian
- elegants; smalksLatvian
- velkledd/-pleid, smartNorwegian
- خوش لباسPersian
- سوځېدل (لكه دمچۍ دچيچلو په اثر)،سوى كول: څړيكې وهل، څانګې وهل: څوېدلPashto
- опрятный; элегантныйRussian
- stilig, snofsig, flottSwedish
- 瀟灑，瀟灑的，時髦的Chinese (Trad.)
- خوش لباس، خوش وضعUrdu
- thanh nhã, lịch sựVietnamese
- 潇洒的，衣冠楚楚的，时髦的Chinese (Simp.)
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