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See definition of smarter on Dictionary.com
  • adj.intelligent
  • adj.stylish, fashionable
  • adj.brisk, lively

synonyms for smarter

  • agile
  • astute
  • bold
  • brainy
  • bright
  • brilliant
  • canny
  • crafty
  • good
  • nimble
  • quick
  • resourceful
  • sharp
  • shrewd
  • slick
  • wise
  • acute
  • adept
  • alert
  • brisk
  • genius
  • keen
  • knowing
  • pointed
  • ready
  • skull
  • whiz
  • apt
  • clever
  • effective
  • eggheaded
  • fresh
  • impertinent
  • ingenious
  • long-haired
  • nervy
  • on the ball
  • pert
  • quick-witted
  • sassy

antonyms for smarter

MOST RELEVANT
  • clumsy
  • dark
  • dull
  • foolish
  • honest
  • ignorant
  • lazy
  • light
  • naive
  • normal
  • slow
  • stupid
  • typical
  • unaware
  • unintelligent
  • blunt
  • obtuse
  • sluggish
  • unskilled
  • apathetic
  • dowdy
  • lethargic
  • old
  • unfashionable
  • unstylish
  • worn
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How to use smarter in a sentence

His being slow kept him from giving as much medicine as he would have done had he been a smarter man.
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He said the snatcher was smarter than Auntie and he hoped it would teach her a lesson.
DOROTHY'S TRAVELSEVELYN RAYMOND
Maitland could only say that he 'was not an ill-natured fellow, and perhaps a shade smarter than his colleagues.'
TONY BUTLERCHARLES JAMES LEVER
The people seated about under the cottonwoods are much smarter than the Methodists we used to know.
SONG OF THE LARKWILLA CATHER
I never could see any reason why a human being should feel that he was any better or any smarter than any other average person.
THE PONY RIDER BOYS ON THE BLUE RIDGEFRANK GEE PATCHIN
And what lads they were on board the Stjerna, tarry and weather-stained, but the harder it blew the smarter they went about it.
DRY FISH AND WETANTHON BERNHARD ELIAS NILSEN
Any time you had a cipher, you were vulnerable to someone smarter than you coming up with a way of breaking it.
LITTLE BROTHERCORY DOCTOROW
It grew smarter with the increasing height of the bucket, and presently a hundred and fifty feet of rope had been pulled in.
RETURN OF THE NATIVETHOMAS HARDY
There wasn't anything I could do about the photos that had already been downloaded and cached, but from now on we'd be smarter.
LITTLE BROTHERCORY DOCTOROW
Why any wonder when the color of the sand is so dark and raisins are fig trees and apples are smarter.
MATISSE PICASSO AND GERTRUDE STEINGERTRUDE STEIN
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