English adjective: smart
|1.||smart showing mental alertness and calculation and resourcefulness|
|Similar||astute, cagey, cagy, canny, clever, sharp, shrewd, street smart, streetwise, with-it|
|2.||smart elegant and stylish|
A smart new dress.
A suit of voguish cut.
|3.||smart characterized by quickness and ease in learning|
|Samples||Some children are brighter in one subject than another.|
Smart children talk earlier than the average.
|4.||smart improperly forward or bold|
|Samples||Don't be fresh with me.|
Impertinent of a child to lecture a grownup.
An impudent boy given to insulting strangers.
Don't get wise with me!.
|Synonyms||fresh, impertinent, impudent, overbold, sassy, saucy, wise|
|5.||smart painfully severe|
|Samples||He gave the dog a smart blow.|
|6.||smart quick and brisk|
|Samples||I gave him a smart salute.|
We walked at a smart pace.
|7.||smart capable of independent and apparently intelligent action|
English noun: smart
|1.||smart (state) a kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore|
|Broader (hypernym)||hurting, pain|
English verb: smart
|1.||smart (perception) be the source of pain|
|Examples||Did his feet smart?|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s.|
Somebody's (body part) ----s
|Broader (hypernym)||cause to be perceived|
|Narrower (hyponym)||act up, bite, burn, burn, hunger, itch, shoot, sting, thirst, throb|