Definition of smarty in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsmɑːti/

noun (plural smarties)

1A know-all.
Example sentences
  • What I said was ‘I hadn't heard about one of them ’, but I presume some subeditor was being a smarty and thought my grammar was bad and that I meant ‘I hadn't heard about any of them’.
  • He is too brash, too much of a smarty, for some of his colleagues.
  • She is a smarty, answers back to me (especially when her father is not around) and is exceptionally wilful.
2 dated A smart or fashionable person.

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