- rather smart; fairly intelligent or quick-witted: smartish answers on a quiz.
- rather fashionable; fairly chic or exclusive: a smartish new restaurant.
- fairly impressive or significant: a smartish number of supporters at the rally.
- rather saucy or pert.
Origin of smartish
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Examples from the Web for smartish
This evening I had company in the shape of a bagman, a smartish fellow.A Thin Ghost and Others
M. R. (Montague Rhodes) James
The horses have come along at a smartish pace and will do with a breather.On the Road to Bagdad
F. S. Brereton
After an hour and a quarter of smartish walking, I reach the door.Nancy
When I sees un I says, 'I can see you've 'ad a smartish doing, old boy.'A Cotswold Village
J. Arthur Gibbs
A smartish piece of goods upon my word for Pembrokeshire; quite a London lady, eh, Miss?'Emmeline
Charlotte Turner Smith