money bet or invested by experienced gamblers or investors (especially if they have inside information)
punitive damages, exemplary damages, smart money(noun)
(law) compensation in excess of actual damages (a form of punishment awarded in cases of malicious or willful misconduct)
people who are highly experienced or who have inside information
"the smart money said Truman would lose the election"
experienced, well-informed investors, gamblers etc considered as a group
the money invested or bet by such people; by extension, the opinions of such people
Smart Money is an all-talking pre-code drama film produced and distributed by Warner Brothers. The film was directed by Alfred E. Green and stars Edward G. Robinson, Evalyn Knapp, Noel Francis and James Cagney. This proved to be the only time Robinson and Cagney made a movie together. At the time it was filmed, Robinson has already become a well known star while Cagney was still not very well known. Thus Cagney was given only a supporting role in this film. Smart Money was shot after Robinson's signature film Little Caesar had been released and while Cagney's breakthrough film The Public Enemy was also being filmed. The Public Enemy had not yet been released.
The numerical value of smart money in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of smart money in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of smart money in a Sentence
You want to take smart money, you want to take money that comes with good advice.
From now, on, the smart money will no longer go into fossil fuels, but into cleaner energy, smarter cities, and more sustainable land use.
Volatility has increased substantially over the last week, but there is no clear indication on which way the 'smart money' is leaning.
We are anticipating an influx of foreign buyers as the smart money sees Cuba and Havana as a market with huge potential upside.
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