smart

smart
[[t]smɑ͟ː(r)t[/t]]
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smarter, smartest, smarts, smarting, smarted
1) ADJ-GRADED Smart people and things are pleasantly neat and clean in appearance. [mainly BRIT]

He was smart and well groomed but not good looking...

I was dressed in a smart navy blue suit.

...smart new offices.

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smartly ADV-GRADED ADV with v

He dressed very smartly which was important in those days.

...a smartly-painted door.

smartness N-UNCOUNT

The jumper strikes the perfect balance between comfort and smartness.

2) ADJ-GRADED You can describe someone who is clever as smart.
See also , street smart

He thinks he's smarter than Sarah is...

Buying expensive furniture is not necessarily the smartest move to make.

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3) ADJ-GRADED: usu ADJ n A smart place or event is connected with wealthy and fashionable people.

...smart London dinner parties.

...a smart residential district.

4) ADJ: ADJ n Smart bombs and weapons are guided by computers and lasers so that they hit their targets accurately.
5) VERB If a part of your body or a wound smarts, you feel a sharp stinging pain in it.

My eyes smarted from the smoke.

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6) VERB: usu cont If you are smarting from something such as criticism or failure, you feel upset about it. [JOURNALISM]

[V from n] The Americans were still smarting from their defeat in the Vietnam War...

[V prep] He is still smarting over criticism of his victorious but clumsy performance.

7) PHRASE The smart set is a group of fashionable and wealthy people. [JOURNALISM]
the smart moneysee money

...Spago, favourite eating place of the Los Angeles smart set.


English dictionary. 2008.

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