Student Thesaurus

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Entry Word: smart
Function: adjective
Text: 1 being strikingly neat and trim in style or appearance <dressed in their smart new uniforms, the cadets proudly paraded around the grounds of the military school>
Synonyms dapper, natty, sharp, spruce
Related Words dressy, elegant, formal; neat, orderly, tidy; fashionable, modish, stylish; careful, fastidious, fussy, meticulous; clean, immaculate, spotless
Near Antonyms messy, untidy; shabby, sleazy; dingy, dirty, filthy, foul, grimy, grubby, nasty; dowdy, inelegant, unfashionable, unstylish
Antonyms sloppy, slovenly
2 being in the latest or current fashion <boutiques specializing in smart clothes for cosmopolitan women> -- see STYLISH
3 causing intense mental or physical distress <administered a smart reproof> -- see SHARP 2
4 given to or marked by mature intelligent humor <something one sees so rarely on TV: a smart sitcom> -- see WITTY
5 making light of something usually regarded as serious or sacred <just joked and made smart comments during the ceremony> -- see FLIPPANT
6 having or showing a practical cleverness or judgment <a smart investment that has really paid off> -- see SHREWD
7 having or showing quickness of mind <a smart child who will do well in school> -- see INTELLIGENT 1
8 having a wide and refined knowledge of the world especially from personal experience <a novelist who got much of the material for his works by hanging out with the smart set> -- see WORLDLY-WISE