smart money

noun (1)
\ˈsmärt-ˌmə-nē \

Definition of smart money 

(Entry 1 of 2)

smart money

noun (2)
\ˈsmärt-ˈmə-nē, -ˌmə-nē\

Definition of smart money (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : money ventured by one having inside information or much experience

2 : well-informed bettors or speculators

First Known Use of smart money

Noun (1)

1707, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1926, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for smart money

Noun (1)

smart entry 3

Noun (2)

smart entry 1

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smart money

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Legal Definition of smart money 

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: punitive damages at damage 2

smart money

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Legal Definition of smart money (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : money invested by one having inside information or much experience

2 : well-informed investors or speculators

History and Etymology for smart money

Noun

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