adverb see smart I

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  • Smartly — Smart ly, adv. In a smart manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • smartly — [[t]smɑ͟ː(r)tli[/t]] ADV GRADED: ADV with v If someone moves or does something smartly, they do it quickly and neatly. [WRITTEN] → See also smart The housekeeper moved smartly to the Vicar s desk to answer the call... Stacey saluted smartly …   English dictionary

  • smartly — adverb 1. with vigor; in a vigorous manner he defended his ideas vigorously • Syn: ↑vigorously • Derived from adjective: ↑vigorous, ↑vigorous (for: ↑vigorously) …   Useful english dictionary

  • smartly — adverb a) In a smart manner. He was dressed smartly b) quickly …   Wiktionary

  • smartly — adv. Smartly is used with these verbs: ↑dress, ↑salute, ↑step …   Collocations dictionary

  • smartly — smart ► ADJECTIVE 1) clean, tidy, and stylish. 2) bright and fresh in appearance. 3) (of a place) fashionable and upmarket. 4) informal having a quick intelligence. 5) chiefly N. Amer. impertinently clever or sarcastic. 6) quick; brisk …   English terms dictionary

  • smartly — See smart. * * * …   Universalium

  • smartly — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. in a lively manner, in a spirited manner, in a vivacious manner, gaily, spirited; see also active 1 , 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • smartly — adv. intelligently, wisely; shrewdly; in an impertinent manner; quickly; fashionably …   English contemporary dictionary

  • smartly — smart·ly …   English syllables

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