the smart set

Definition of the smart set

:the popular and usually rich people
  • He hangs out with the smart set.

Word by Word Definitions

smart play
  1. : making one smart : causing a sharp stinging

  2. : marked by often sharp forceful activity or vigorous strength

  3. : brisk, spirited

  1. : to cause or be the cause or seat of a sharp stinging pain

  2. : to feel or endure distress, remorse, or embarrassment

  3. : to pay a heavy or stinging penalty

  1. : a smarting pain

  2. : poignant grief or remorse

  3. : intelligence, know-how

  1. : in a smart manner : smartly

set play
  1. : to cause to sit : place in or on a seat

  2. : to put (a fowl) on eggs to hatch them

  3. : to put (eggs) for hatching under a fowl or into an incubator

  1. : the act or action of setting

  2. : the condition of being set

  3. : a number of things of the same kind that belong or are used together

  1. : intent, determined

  2. : intentional, premeditated

  3. : fixed by authority or appointment : prescribed, specified


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