Pronunciation: smärt
v. i.1.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.
[imp. & p. p. Smarted; p. pr. & vb. n. Smarting.]
2.To feel a pungent pain of mind; to feel sharp pain or grief; to suffer; to feel the sting of evil; as, the team is still smarting from its loss of the championship.
He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it.
- Prov. xi. 15.
v. t.1.To cause a smart in.
n.1.Quick, pungent, lively pain; a pricking local pain, as the pain from puncture by nettles.
2.Severe, pungent pain of mind; pungent grief; as, the smart of affliction.
To stand 'twixt us and our deserved smart.
- Milton.
Counsel mitigates the greatest smart.
- Spenser.
3.A fellow who affects smartness, briskness, and vivacity; a dandy.
4.Smart money (see below).
a.1.Causing a smart; pungent; pricking; as, a smart stroke or taste.
2.Keen; severe; poignant; as, smart pain.
3.Vigorous; sharp; severe.
4.Accomplishing, or able to accomplish, results quickly; active; sharp; clever.
5.Efficient; vigorous; brilliant.
6.Marked by acuteness or shrewdness; quick in suggestion or reply; vivacious; witty; as, a smart reply; a smart saying.
A sentence or two, . . . which I thought very smart.
- Addison.
7.Pretentious; showy; spruce; as, a smart gown.
8.Brisk; fresh; as, a smart breeze.
Smart money
a - Money paid by a person to buy himself off from some unpleasant engagement or some painful situation
b - (Mil.) Money allowed to soldiers or sailors, in the English service, for wounds and injures received; also, a sum paid by a recruit, previous to being sworn in, to procure his release from service
c - (Law) Vindictive or exemplary damages; damages beyond a full compensation for the actual injury done
Smart ticket
a certificate given to wounded seamen, entitling them to smart money.
- Burrill.
Noun1.smart - a kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore
Synonyms: smarting
Verb1.smart - be the source of pain
Synonyms: hurt, ache
Adj.1.smart - showing mental alertness and calculation and resourcefulness
stupid - lacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity
2.smart - elegant and stylish; "chic elegance"; "a smart new dress"; "a suit of voguish cut"
Synonyms: chic, voguish
3.smart - characterized by quickness and ease in learning; "some children are brighter in one subject than another"; "smart children talk earlier than the average"
Synonyms: bright
4.smart - improperly forward or bold; "don't be fresh with me"; "impertinent of a child to lecture a grownup"; "an impudent boy given to insulting strangers"
5.smart - marked by smartness in dress and manners; "a dapper young man"; "a jaunty red hat"
2.(programming)smart - Said of a program that does the Right Thing in a wide variety of complicated circumstances. There is a difference between calling a program smart and calling it intelligent; in particular, there do not exist any intelligent programs (yet - see AI-complete).

Compare robust (smart programs can be brittle).
3.(hardware)smart - Incorporating some kind of digital electronics.
S.M.A.R.T. - Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology (HDD, IDE, Conner, IBM, Quantum, Seagate, WD)Attic, ache, active, acute, adept, affect, affliction, agile, agonize, ail, alacritous, alert, alive, all the rage, all the thing, anal, anguish, animated, astute, attentive, au fait, awake, aware, bantering, be resentful, biggety, bite, biting, blanch, blench, bluff, bold, booing, brainy, brash, braw, breezy, brilliant, brisk, burn, burning, burning pain, canny, capable, catcalling, chaffing, cheeky, chic, chutzpadik, classy, clothes-conscious, cocky, come home to, contemptuous, cosmopolitan, crusty, current, dapper, dashing, derisive, derisory, dinky, discerning, dispatchful, disrespectful, dressed to advantage, dressed to kill, droll, effective, elegant, energetic, erudite, exclusive, expeditious, exquisite, facetious, facy, fashionable, feel hurt, feel pain, feel resentment, feel sore, feel the pangs, fire, fleering, flip, flippant, fooling, fresh, funny, gally, genteel, gifted, go deep, go through one, good, gratuitous, grimace, grinning, harm, have a misery, hep, hip, hissing, hooting, humorous, humorsome, hurt, impertinent, impudent, in fashion, in style, in vogue, injury, intelligent, jaunty, jeering, jesting, jocose, jocular, joking, joky, joshing, keen, keen-witted, kidding, knowing, knowledgeable, learned, leering, lively, malapert, melt, melt the heart, mocking, mod, modern, modish, mordant, move, natty, neat, nervy, new, newfashioned, nifty, nimble, nimble-witted, no dumbbell, nobby, not born yesterday, nurse resentment, on the, on the alert, on the ball, on the job, pain, pang, panning, penetrate, perceptive, percipient, perky, perspicacious, pert, pierce, pinch, poignant, pointed, popular, posh, pound, prevalent, prick, prickle, prompt, pungent, qui vive, quick-thinking, quick-witted, quizzical, ragging, railing, rallying, rapier-like, razzing, ready, recherche, resent, respectable, ridiculing, right, ritzy, roasting, rude, salt, salty, sassy, saucy, savvy, scintillating, scoffing, severe, sharp-witted, shipshape, shoot, shrewd, shrink, sizable, sleek, sleepless, slick, smart-alecky, smart-ass, smarting, smirking, smug, snappy, snazzy, sneering, snickering, sniggering, snorting, snug, soften, soigne, soignee, sophisticated, sparkling, speedy, spiffy, spirited, sprightly, spruce, spry, stab, steel-trap, stiff, sting, stinging, stir, streetwise, style-conscious, stylish, suffer, suffering, swank, swanky, swell, swift, swish, talented, taunting, teasing, thrill, throb, tidy, tight, tingle, tingling, touch, touch a chord, trenchant, trendy, tricksy, trig, trim, twinge, twitch, twitting, unblinking, uncalled-for, unnodding, unsleeping, unwinking, up-to-date, up-to-datish, up-to-the-minute, urtication, vigorous, wakeful, well-cared-for, well-dressed, well-educated, well-groomed, well-read, well-versed, whimsical, wide-awake, wince, wise-ass, with-it, writhe
Translate Smart to Spanish, Translate Smart to German, Translate Smart to French
Smarandache logic
-- Smart --
smart aleck
smart as a whip
Smart Battery Data
smart bomb
smart card
smart money
smart set
smart terminal
Smart ticket
smarten up
Definitions Index: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About this site and copyright information - Online Dictionary Home - Privacy Policy