smart - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive] 

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present tense
present participlesmarting
past tensesmarted
past participlesmarted
  1. 1
    to hurt with a sudden sharp pain

    The smoke made my eyes smart.

  2. 2
    [usually progressive] to become very upset by something that has happened or that someone has said or done
    smart from:

    The Prime Minister was still smarting from his defeat in the vote.