Complete Definition of "smart"

see|SMART
English

Etymology
Old English smeortan

Pronunciation
AHD|smärt
audio|en-us-smart.ogg|Audio (US)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɑː(r)t|-ɑː(r)t

Adjective
en-adj|er

  1. exhibiting social ability or cleverness
  2. exhibiting intellectual knowledge, such as that found in books
  3. good-looking, as a smart outfit
  4. cleverly humorous, in a way that is rude and disrespectful however; wise guy: he became tired of his daughter's sarcasm and smart remarks.

Antonyms
(exhibiting social ability): backward, boorish, dull, inept
(exhibiting intellectual knowledge): ignorant, uncultivated, simple
(good-looking): garish, outré, tacky

Synonyms
(exhibiting social ability): bright, capable, sophisticated, witty
(exhibiting intellectual knowledge): cultivated, educated, learned
(good-looking): attractive, chic, stylish, handsome

Derived terms
smart as a whip
smart casual
smart off

Translations
trans-top|exhibiting social ability or cleverness
Finnish: terävä, fiksu
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trans-top|exhibiting intellectual knowledge, such as that found in books
Afrikaans: intelligent
Arabic: Arab|ذكي (ðáki)
Finnish: terävä, fiksu
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Kurdish: KUchar|زیره‌ک
Romanian: descurcăreţ
Spanish: listo#Spanish|listo
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trans-top|good-looking, as a smart outfit
Finnish: tyylikäs
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ttbc|Japanese: いいかんがえい (ii kangaei, literally, good head) (1)
ttbc|Persian: FAchar|باهوش (bauš), FAchar|تیز (tīz), FAchar|زیرک (zīrak)
ttbc|Spanish: listo
ttbc|Swedish: smart#Swedish|smart, klyftig, intelligent (1)

Verb
en-verb

  1. intransitive To hurt or sting.

#: After being hit with a pitch, the batter exclaimed "Gosh, my arm smarts!"

Translations

Finnish: pistää, sattua


Swedish

Pronunciation
audio|Sv-smart.ogg|audio

Adjective
sv-adj-reg|n=smart
;smart

  1. #English|smart; clever

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hu:smart
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ja:smart
pl:smart
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ru:smart
fi:smart
sv:smart
ta:smart
te:smart
vi:smart
uk:smart

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