Definition of Smartly

1. Adverb. In a clever manner. "A smartly managed business"

Exact synonyms: Cleverly
Partainyms: Clever, Clever



2. Adverb. With vigor; in a vigorous manner. "He defended his ideas vigorously"
Exact synonyms: Vigorously
Partainyms: Vigorous, Vigorous

3. Adverb. In a stylish manner. "He was smartly dressed"
Exact synonyms: Modishly, Sprucely
Partainyms: Modish, Smart, Spruce

Definition of Smartly

1. adv. In a smart manner.

Definition of Smartly

1. Adverb. In a smart manner. ¹

2. Adverb. quickly ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Smartly

1. in a smart manner [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Smartly

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smarted
smarted off
smarten
smarten up
smartened
smartening
smartens
smarter
smartest
smartie
smarties
smarting
smarting off
smartish
smartly (current term)
smartmouth
smartmouthed
smartmouthing
smartmouths
smartness
smartnesses
smartphone
smartphones
smarts
smarts off
smartweed
smartweeds
smarty
smarty pants

Literary usage of Smartly

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

1. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1799)
"... they require from those who are honoured with their patronage, said smartly, " If he had consulted me, I could have told him still more of the matter. ..."

2. The Code of Health and Longevity: Or, A General View of the Rules and by John Sinclair (1818)
"Indeed, there is not ii better rule, than to have both the arms and legs smartly rubbed with a flesh-brush, before you go to bed, and when you rise in the ..."

3. The Friends' Library: Comprising Journals, Doctrinal Treatises, & Other by William Evans, Thomas Evans, Edith R. Hall (1843)
"... which they did so smartly, that the informers being present, not suspecting any such sudden danger, were of necessity called to the bar and arraigned; ..."

4. The Autobiography and Correspondence of Mary Granville, Mrs. Delany: With by Delany (Mary) (1861)
"The ball began at nine, and I left them smartly engaged at the hour of twelve; Lady Dysart was obliged to go between ten and eleven to her surly ill-bred ..."

5. The Autobiography and Correspondence of Mary Granville, Mrs. Delany: With by Delany (Mary) (1861)
"The ball began at nine, and I left them smartly engaged at the hour of twelve; Lady Dysart was obliged to go between ten and eleven to her surly ill-bred ..."

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