Definition of Smarted

1. Verb. (past of smart) ¹



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Definition of Smarted

1. smart [v] - See also: smart

Lexicographical Neighbors of Smarted

smart money
smart off
smart quotes
smart set
smarta
smartarse
smartarses
smartbook
smartbooks
smartcard
smartcards
smartdust
smarted (current term)
smarted off
smarten
smarten up
smartened
smartening
smartens
smarter
smartest
smartie
smarties
smarting
smarting off
smartish
smartly

Literary usage of Smarted

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1849)
"... parts which the animal had touched ; these were red, inflamed, and smarted a little, greatly resembling those occasioned by the stinging of nettles. ..."

2. Posthumous Memoirs of Karoline Bauer: From the German by Karoline Bauer (1884)
"Receive your faithless sister once more into your midst, I pray you ; she has suffered enough and smarted in exile. Hurrah! Long live the hearty and merry ..."

3. A Terrible Temptation: A Story of To-day by Charles Reade (1871)
"... danced about on the tips of his toes, and succeeded in planting a tap or two on Compton '5 cheek, Compton smarted under these, and presently, ..."

4. It is Never Too Late to Mend: A Matter-of-fact Romance by Charles Reade (1869)
"... time he had smarted in his penetrable part, — the skin, — and it made him very spiteful. Away went his compunction, and at peep of day he shambled out ..."

5. The American Specialist (1881)
"On retiring to bed that same night she applied first the lotion to the head, then instilled the collyrium in the eye, which smarted somewhat, ..."

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