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1. smart

adjective. ['ˈsmɑːrt'] showing mental alertness and calculation and resourcefulness.

Synonyms

  • with-it
  • canny
  • streetwise
  • astute
  • street smart
  • cagy
  • cagey
  • intelligent
  • clever
  • sharp

Antonyms

  • unintelligent
  • soothe
  • linger
  • undershoot

Etymology

  • smart (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • smerte (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • smerten (Middle English (1100-1500))

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2. smart

adjective. ['ˈsmɑːrt'] elegant and stylish.

Synonyms

  • fashionable
  • chic
  • voguish

Antonyms

  • absorb
  • unweave
  • deodorize
  • deodourise

Etymology

  • smart (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • smerte (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • smerten (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. smart

adjective. ['ˈsmɑːrt'] characterized by quickness and ease in learning.

Synonyms

  • intelligent

Antonyms

  • be full
  • be well

Etymology

  • smart (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • smerte (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • smerten (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. smart

adjective. ['ˈsmɑːrt'] improperly forward or bold.

Synonyms

  • impudent
  • forward
  • impertinent
  • wise
  • sassy
  • overbold
  • saucy

Antonyms

  • hypopigmentation
  • conserve
  • addition
  • failure

Etymology

  • smart (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • smerte (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • smerten (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. smart

verb. ['ˈsmɑːrt'] be the source of pain.

Synonyms

  • ache
  • bite
  • sting
  • itch
  • shoot
  • cause to be perceived
  • act up
  • hunger
  • thirst
  • throb
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • stupidity
  • retarded
  • unreasonable
  • irrational

Etymology

  • smart (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • smerte (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • smerten (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. smart

noun. ['ˈsmɑːrt'] a kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore.

Synonyms

  • hurting
  • pain
  • smartness

Antonyms

  • uninjured
  • undamaged
  • soft
  • unfashionable

Etymology

  • smart (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • smerte (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • smerten (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. smart

adjective. ['ˈsmɑːrt'] quick and brisk.

Antonyms

  • behave

Etymology

  • smart (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • smerte (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • smerten (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. smart

adjective. ['ˈsmɑːrt'] painfully severe.

Antonyms

  • good health

Etymology

  • smart (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • smerte (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • smerten (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. smart

adjective. ['ˈsmɑːrt'] capable of independent and apparently intelligent action.

Antonyms

  • extinguish

Etymology

  • smart (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • smerte (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • smerten (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word smart-aleck


1. Noun Phrase
He greets guests in smart aleck fashion and answers questions from those brave enough to interact with him.

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