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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To be the source or seat of a sharp stinging or cutting usually local and superficial pain. (plural)

Usage examples (42)
  • Verb (used without object) : She smarted under their criticism
  • Adjective : a smart student. ,a smart businessman. ,the smart crowd. ,smart remarks. ,to walk with smart steps. ,a smart pain....
  • Noun : He never had the smarts to use his opportunities
  • That kind of "smarts" is sorely missing on the TV remotes themselves, agreed B. for more
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