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smart

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adjective
1 adjective FASH neat, well-groomednéata adj3  c m ugalánta adj3  c m uslachtmhar adj1  c m uinnealta adj3  c m upioctha adj3  c m u make yourself smart! cuir cuma ort féin!, cuir cosúlacht ort féin! you're looking very smart tá cuma an-slachtmhar ort 2 adjective intelligentcliste  c m usmart people daoine ábalta, daoine éirimiúla, daoine meabhracha she's smarter than me tá sí níos cliste ná misethat was a smart thing for you to do ba chliste an mhaise duit é sin a dhéanamhit's smart to eat a good breakfast every day is den chríonnacht é bricfeasta maith a ithe gach láto be smart about money matters bheith críonna faoi chúrsaí airgid to get smart about sth éirí eolach ar rud, eolas a chur ar rud, éirí oilte ar rud
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3 adjective irreverent, mockingsotalach adj1  c m utarcaisneach adj1  c m u to get smart with sb éirí sotalach le duine, éirí soibealta le duineenough of that smart talk! éirigh as an sotal sin!, fág uait an nathaíocht sin!, éirigh as an dea-chaint! 4 adjective fashionable, wealthygalánta adj3  c m ubreá adj3  c m ufaiseanta adj3  c m u the smart set an ghalántacht, na bodaigh mhóra, na piardaí, na boicíní 5 adjective rapid, briskgéar adj1  c m u to walk at a smart pace siúl go beo, siúl géar a bheith fút, siúl go sciobtha, siúl go gasta, siúl go tapa look smart! bí ar obair!, cuir cuma na hoibre ort féin! look smart about it! déan deifir leis!, déan go pras é!, luigh isteach ar an obair! 6 adjective COMP, MIL, TELECOM, ETC technologically intelligentcliste  c m u
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7 adverb informal (usually US) cleverlygo cliste
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8 verb of sharp, stinging pain INTRANSITIVEgreadfach a bheith ibheith scóltamy eyes were smarting as a result of the smoke bhí greadfach i mo shúile ag an toit, bhí mo shúile scólta ag an toit, chuaigh an deatach faoi mo shúile 9 verb feel humiliated, upset INTRANSITIVEbheith gontabheith gortaithehe was smarting badly under the insult bhí an masla ag goilleadh go mór air, ghoin an masla go mór é, bhí an masla ag dó an chroí annyou'll smart for this! íocfaidh tú as seo!, díolfaidh tú as seo!, beidh daor ort faoi seo!
phrases

the smart money is on sth

informal the smart money's on a white Christmas dar le lucht an eolais, beidh sneachta againn faoi Nollaig; tá na húdair ag tuar sneachta faoi Nollaig

the smart money is on sb

informal the smart money's on Pádraig beidh an lá le Pádraig, dar le lucht an eolais; is é Pádraig rogha na coitiantachta

if sb is smart

1 to say what's advisableif you're smart, you won't miss the opportunity má tá ciall ar bith agat, ní ligfidh tú an fhaill tharat; má tá aon sméaróid chéille agat, ní ligfidh tú an deis uait; má tá siosmaid ar bith ionat, tapóidh tú do dheis 2 used preceding a questionif you're so smart, answer this question má tá tú chomh cliste sin, freagair an cheist seo

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