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smartish

[ smahr-tish ]
/ ˈsmɑr tɪʃ /
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adjective

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.

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Origin of smartish

First recorded in 1730–40; smart + -ish1
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