Synonyms of smart


1. smart, smarting, smartness, pain, hurting

usage: a kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore


1. ache, smart, hurt, cause to be perceived

usage: be the source of pain


1. smart (vs. stupid), astute, sharp, shrewd, cagey, cagy, canny, clever, streetwise, street smart, with-it, intelligent

usage: showing mental alertness and calculation and resourcefulness

2. chic, smart, voguish, stylish (vs. styleless), fashionable

usage: elegant and stylish; "chic elegance"; "a smart new dress"; "a suit of voguish cut"

3. bright, smart, intelligent (vs. unintelligent)

usage: characterized by quickness and ease in learning; "some children are brighter in one subject than another"; "smart children talk earlier than the average"

4. fresh, impertinent, impudent, overbold, smart, saucy, sassy, wise, forward (vs. backward)

usage: 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"; "Don't get wise with me!"

5. smart, intense (vs. mild)

usage: painfully severe; "he gave the dog a smart blow"

6. smart, fast (vs. slow)

usage: quick and brisk; "I gave him a smart salute"; "we walked at a smart pace"

7. smart, automatic (vs. manual)

usage: capable of independent and apparently intelligent action; "smart weapons"

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Definition and meaning of smart (Dictionary)