smart englannista suomeksi
nokkela, fiksu, terävä
hieno, siisti, tyylikäs
To cause a smart or sting in.
a. 1652, (w), ''Faith's Encouragement''
- A goad that (..) smarts the flesh.
To feel a pungent pain of mind; to feel sharp pain or grief; be punished severely; to feel the sting of evil.
- He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it.
(RQ:Austen Sense and Sensibility)
Exhibiting intellectual knowledge, such as that found in books.
Good-looking; well dressed; fine; fashionable.
1728, (w), ''Satire''
- Who, for the poor renown of being smart / Would leave a sting within a brother's heart?
- I played a sentence or two at my butt, which I thought very smart, when my ill genius, who I verily believed inspired him purely for my destruction, suggested to him such a reply
Sudden and intense.
1860 July 9, Henry David Thoreau, journal entry, from ''Thoreau's bird-lore'', Francis H. Allen (editor), Houghton Mifflin (Boston, 1910), ''Thoreau on Birds: notes on New England birds from the Journals of Henry David Thoreau'', Beacon Press, (Boston, 1993), page 239:
- There is a smart shower at 5 P.M., and in the midst of it a hummingbird is busy about the flowers in the garden, unmindful of it, though you would think that each big drop that struck him would be a serious accident.
Intense in feeling; painful. Used usually with the adverb intensifier ''right''.
Efficient; vigorous; brilliant.
Pretentious; showy; spruce.
1567, (w) (translator), ''The XV Bookes of (w), entytuled (w)'', London: William Seres, Book , p.(nbs)51,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A08649.0001.001
- (..) the bodie had no smart
- Of any wound: it was the minde that felt the cruell stings.
1716, (w) (translator), ''The (w) of (w)'', London: Bernard Lintot, Volume 2, Book 5, lines 176-178, p.(nbs)25,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/004836009.0001.002
- If chance some Shepherd with a distant Dart
- The Savage wound, he rowzes at the Smart,
- He foams, he roars (..)
1871, (w), ''(w)'', Chapter(nbs)12,http://www.gutenberg.org/files/52900/52900-h/52900-h.htm
- Of course Tommy came to grief, tumbled upon a hornets’ nest and got stung; but being used to woe, he bore the smart manfully (..)
1948, (w), ''(w)'', London: Heinemann, Book One, Part One, Chapter 1, section 8, p.(nbs)42,https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.149050
- The smart of his wounded hand woke Scobie at two in the morning.
1590, (w), ''(w)'', London: William Ponsonbie, Book 1, Canto 7, p.(nbs)101,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A12777.0001.001
- Mishaps are maistred by aduice discrete,
- And counsell mitigates the greatest smart;
- Found neuer help, who neuer would his hurts impart.
1673, (w), “Anno aetatis 17. On the Death of a fair Infant dying of a Cough” in ''Poems, &c. upon Several Occasions Both English and Latin'', London: Thomas Dring, p.(nbs)20,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A50938.0001.001
- But oh why didst thou not stay here below
- To bless us with thy heav’n lov’d innocence, (..)
- To stand ’twixt us and our deserved smart
- But thou canst best perform that office where thou art.
1861, (w), ''(w)'', Chapter(nbs)8,http://www.gutenberg.org/files/1400/1400-h/1400-h.htm
- I was so humiliated, hurt, spurned, offended, angry, sorry,—I cannot hit upon the right name for the smart—God knows what its name was,—that tears started to my eyes.
2004, (w), ''(w)'', London: Picador, Chapter 9, p.(nbs)250,https://archive.org/details/isbn_9780330436236
- (..) Bertrand said, ‘No, you bloody idiot, do you think I drink this? I want mineral water.’ The girl recoiled for just a second at the smart of his tone (..) and then apologized with steely insincerity.
1742, (w), ''(w)'', London: A. Millar, 3rd edition, 1743, Volume 2, Book 3, Chapter 3, p.(nbs)27,https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/011822687
- (..) I resolved to quit all further Conversation with Beaus and Smarts of every kind (..)
(l), (l), (l)
clever (''mentally sharp or bright'')