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smart
[smɑːt]
adjective
1. inteligente (clever); agudo(a), listo(a) (sharp)
  • don't try to get smart with me no te hagas el listo (conmigo)
  • the smart money is on Jones to win the election los entendidos en la materia creen que Jones ganará las elecciones
  • smart aleck (familiar) sabelotodo (sustantivo masculino) , listillo(a) (sustantivo masculino o femenino) (español de España), vivo(a) (sustantivo masculino o femenino) (español de México, RP)
  • smart bomb bomba (f) teledirigida
  • smart card tarjeta (f) inteligente
2. elegante (elegant)
  • the smart set la gente guapa
  • to be a smart dresser vestir elegantemente
3. rápido(a) (quick)
  • look smart (about it)! ¡date prisa!, ¡apúrate! (Am)
4. genial (familiar) (excellent), molón(ona) (español de España), chévere (Am salvo RP), tenaz (español de Colombia), padrísimo(a) (español de México);
    mono(a) (pretty)
intransitive verb
5. escocer (sting) (wound, graze); resentirse, dolerse (person)
smart [smɑːt]
adjective
smarter (comparative)smartest (superlative)
1 (elegant) [+person, appearance, clothes, car, decor] elegante; [+garden] bien arreglado; [+house] bien puesto
to look smart [+person] estar elegante; [+restaurant, hotel] ser elegante; [+home] estar muy bien puesto
that's a smart car
2 (chic) [+suburb, party, restaurant] elegante; [+society] de buen tono; fino
the smart set la buena sociedad; la gente de buen tono
the Paris/London smart set
3 (clever) [+person] listo; inteligente; [+idea] inteligente; bueno; [+computer, bombs, missiles] inteligente
that was pretty smart of you ¡qué listo or astuto!; that wasn't very smart no ha sido una idea muy buena; he was too smart for me era muy listo y me ganó la batalla; smart work by the police led to an arrest la inteligente labor de la policía condujo a un arresto; the smart money is on the French la gente que entiende apuesta por los franceses
4 (cocky)
he's trying to be smart
don't get smart with me! ¡no te las des de listo conmigo!; she's too smart for her own good se pasa de lista; she's got a smart answer to everything tiene respuesta para todo
Look, young man, don't get smart with me or you'll be walking home
5 (brisk) [+pace, action] rápido
look smart about it! ¡date prisa!; ¡apúrate!; (LAm) give the nail a smart tap dale un golpe seco al clavo
intransitive verb
1 (sting) [+wound, eyes] escocer; picar; arder; especially (LAm) [+iodine etc] escocer
my eyes are smarting me escuecen or me pican los ojos; the smoke made his throat smart el humo le irritó la garganta
2 dolerse
she's still smarting from his remarks todavía se duele or se resiente de sus comentarios; to smart under an insult sentirse dolido por una injuria
He is still smarting over criticism of his clumsy performance against Derek Williams The Americans were still smarting from their defeat in the Vietnam War
smarts (US) (n) (brains) cerebro (m)
to have the smarts to do sth ser lo suficientemente inteligente como para hacer algo
he had the smarts to own up to it
modifier
smart bomb (n) bomba (f) con mecanismo inteligente
smart card (n) tarjeta (f) electrónica; tarjeta (f) inteligente
smart phone (n) teléfono (m) inteligente; smartphone (m)
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