verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
adjective, smart·er, smart·est.
Origin of smart
SYNONYMS FOR smart
ANTONYMS FOR smart
Examples from the Web for smarted
You see, Roger had rubbed the old sore when he spoke of that bitter experience in the past, and it smarted again venomously.The Pioneer Boys of the Columbia|Harrison Adams
Della lowered her beaded lashes over eyes that smarted, and raised her arms like Niobe entreating fate.Just Around the Corner|Fannie Hurst
She smarted still at the cartoons and denunciatory editorials in which she had so frequently been singled out for attack.Thirty|Howard Vincent O'Brien
They have smarted for it, and shall smart till they make their submission to you, and beg and entreat you to come to us again.
He smarted under its lash, but held his temper in check because he was sorry for the girl.The Fortune Hunter|Louis Joseph Vance