verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
adjective, smart·er, smart·est.
Origin of smart
SYNONYMS FOR smart
Examples from the Web for smart
A woman in a smart uniform scribbles out tickets for a growing line of tourists eager to take a trip on the old-fashioned train.
It used to be frequently said back in 2000 that Jeb was “the smart brother.”
A lot of British pubs have been smart enough to understand this and respond.
Thorgerson and Powell turned to video and film—a smart move given the emergence of MTV.
I know there are police officers who are kind, compassionate, and smart.
On the box the driver glistened with smart buttons and silver braid.Mr. Incoul's Misadventure|Edgar Saltus
"You talk like one o' them smart chaps they calls, and werry properly, penny-a-liars," observed Ginger.Auriol|W. Harrison Ainsworth
Cynthy is one of the most capable girls, smart as a trap, and bright as a biscuit.The Landlord at Lion's Head, Complete|William Dean Howells
Thus he says, with evident relish of its smart severity, the people will always accept their masters, and will never choose them.
Turning a bend of the road, they came suddenly upon a young lady accompanied by two little boys, in smart velvet suits.A Crooked Path|Mrs. Alexander