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Right smart   /raɪt smɑrt/   Listen
Right smart

To a great degree or by a great distance; very much ('right smart' is regional in the United States).  Synonym: way.  "Way off base" , "The other side of the hill is right smart steeper than the side we are on"

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"Right smart" Quotes from Famous Books

... early day, given an invitation to the Rev. Charles Clarence, A.M., of New Jersey, and his answer had been affirmative; yet for political reasons we had been obliged to invite competitors, or make them, and we found and created "a right smart sprinkle." ...
— The Wit and Humor of America, Volume III. (of X.) • Various

... right smart of building in Riseborough since you were up," said Hiram to Mrs. Ashford. "You see the hotel's done, and Sims has built him a new store, and Mrs. Clarkson's been building on ...
— A Missionary Twig • Emma L. Burnett

Words linked to "Right smart" :   colloquialism, regionalism, considerable, way

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