Definition of smartness in US English:

smartness

noun

  • See smart

    • ‘And the sight never failed to fill you with excitement that soon you would be caught up by the city's noise, energy, brashness, ebullience, smartness and wit.’
    • ‘At the end, I was greatly impressed by the smartness and keenness of all of them, and by the firmness and intelligence of their questions.’
    • ‘‘To drive in Budapest, you need fast reaction and smartness,’ he told me, chasing an old lady with shopping bags along the pavement.’
    • ‘When James first gave me a copy of the original I was absolutely astonished by its power, its passion and its smartness.’
    • ‘Who knew Webster's would define ‘dowdy’ as ‘lacking in smartness or taste’?’

Pronunciation

smartness

/ˈsmärtnəs//ˈsmɑrtnəs/