"smart" Definition

  1. v. i. 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.
  2. v. i. To feel a pungent pain of mind; to feel sharp pain or grief; to suffer; to feel the sting of evil.
  3. v. t. To cause a smart in.
  4. v. i. Quick, pungent, lively pain; a pricking local pain, as the pain from puncture by nettles.
  5. v. i. Severe, pungent pain of mind; pungent grief; as, the smart of affliction.
  6. v. i. A fellow who affects smartness, briskness, and vivacity; a dandy.
  7. v. i. Smart money (see below).
  8. v. i. Causing a smart; pungent; pricking; as, a smart stroke or taste.
  9. v. i. Keen; severe; poignant; as, smart pain.
  10. v. i. Vigorous; sharp; severe.
  11. v. i. Accomplishing, or able to accomplish, results quickly; active; sharp; clever.
  12. v. i. Efficient; vigorous; brilliant.
  13. v. i. Marked by acuteness or shrewdness; quick in suggestion or reply; vivacious; witty; as, a smart reply; a smart saying.
  14. v. i. Pretentious; showy; spruce; as, a smart gown.
  15. v. i. Brisk; fresh; as, a smart breeze.

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Position in dictionary: 91800 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v. i., v. i., v. t., v. i., v. i., v. i., v. i., v. i., v. i., v. i., v. i., v. i., v. i., v. i., v. i.,
Words that start with "smart": 8
Words that end with "smart": 3
Words that contain "smart": 10
Next words in dictionary: smarted, smarten, smarting, smartle, smartly
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English Dictionary Definition of smart

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