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Smart Definition

(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.

(v. i.) To feel a pungent pain of mind; to feel sharp pain or grief; to suffer; to feel the sting of evil.

(v. t.) To cause a smart in.

(v. i.) Quick, pungent, lively pain; a pricking local pain, as the pain from puncture by nettles.

(v. i.) Severe, pungent pain of mind; pungent grief; as, the smart of affliction.

(v. i.) A fellow who affects smartness, briskness, and vivacity; a dandy.

(v. i.) Smart money (see below).

(v. i.) Causing a smart; pungent; pricking; as, a smart stroke or taste.

(v. i.) Keen; severe; poignant; as, smart pain.

(v. i.) Vigorous; sharp; severe.

(v. i.) Accomplishing, or able to accomplish, results quickly; active; sharp; clever.

(v. i.) Efficient; vigorous; brilliant.

(v. i.) Marked by acuteness or shrewdness; quick in suggestion or reply; vivacious; witty; as, a smart reply; a smart saying.

(v. i.) Pretentious; showy; spruce; as, a smart gown.

(v. i.) Brisk; fresh; as, a smart breeze.