Definition of smarty in English:

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smarty

Pronunciation: /ˈsmärdē/

noun (plural smarties)

informal
1A know-it-all or a smart aleck.
Example sentences
  • We beat the hell outta a buncha smarty future-lawyer type boys in both games we bowled.
  • We're pretty sure the parents won't go for that, smarty!
  • Time and time again President Reagan went against what the smug smarties inside the beltway and on the TV tube said.
2 dated A smartly dressed person; a member of the smart set.

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Syllabification: smart·y

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