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smart

smart

 
 
pronunciation:
smart
parts of speech:
adjective, intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: smarter, smartest
definition 1: quick-witted; intelligent.
synonyms:
apt, bright, clever, intelligent, quick-witted, sharp, sharp-witted
antonyms:
dull, dumb, stupid
similar words:
alert, brainy, brilliant, ingenious, knowing, sagacious, sage, sapient, wise
definition 2: sharp in business or other dealings; shrewd.
synonyms:
astute, canny, cunning, sharp, shrewd
antonyms:
naive
similar words:
artful, crafty, foxy, savvy, subtle
definition 3: attractive or fashionable, esp. in dress; chic.
a smart outfit
synonyms:
chic, fashionable, modish, snappy, stylish, swank
antonyms:
dowdy, unfashionable
similar words:
attractive, classy, dapper, elegant, jaunty, natty, nifty, rakish, soigné, spruce, swell
definition 4: impertinent or disrespectful.
smart talk
synonyms:
disrespectful, impertinent, impudent, rude
antonyms:
polite, respectful
similar words:
sassy, wise
definition 5: energetic or quick.
We set off at a smart pace.
synonyms:
brisk, lively
antonyms:
slow
similar words:
energetic, vigorous
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: smarted, smarting, smarts
definition 1: to cause or feel sharp but not serious pain.
That paper cut smarts!His eyes smarted in the harsh wind.
synonyms:
hurt, sting
similar words:
ache, burn
definition 2: to suffer mental discomfort.
He still smarted from her rejection.
synonyms:
hurt, sting
similar words:
wince
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a sharp, stinging pain.
synonyms:
pang, sting, twinge
similar words:
bite
definition 2: intense mental discomfort.
synonyms:
pang, twinge
definition 3: (pl.; informal) intelligence.
synonyms:
brains, intelligence
derivations: smartingly (adv.), smartly (adv.), smartness (n.)
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