Definitions for smartsmɑrt
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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
SMart is a British CBBC television programme based on the subject of art, which began in 1994 and ended in 2009. The programme was recorded at BBC Television Centre in London, previously it had been recorded in Studio A at BBC Pebble Mill in Birmingham. The format is similar to the Tony Hart programmes Take Hart and Hartbeat. The show was revamped into an hour-long show in 2007; it was previously a 25 minute show. The 'older' 25 minute shows from 1994-2005 also featured Morph, originally from Take Hart. It has 199 episodes.
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).
British National Corpus
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'smart' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3340
Rank popularity for the word 'smart' in Adjectives Frequency: #724
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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