look smart

look smart

1. To appear intelligent. Tom looks smart—maybe he'll know the answer!
2. To look stylish or fashionable. Primarily heard in UK. Wow, you look smart in that new suit! The carbon-based shell of the phone is lightweight and looks smart, but it's prone to breaking.
3. To be quick or move quickly. Primarily heard in UK. Look smart, soldier—evac is in fifteen minutes.
See also: look, smart

look smart

be quick. chiefly British
See also: look, smart
References in classic literature ?
He always brushed my mane and tail with water and my hoofs with oil before he brought me to the door, to make me look smart; but as to cleaning my feet or looking to my shoes, or grooming me thoroughly, he thought no more of that than if I had been a cow.
'You all are part of this big drama but chose to join the easiest bandwagon because you all had to look smart and activist type, right?'
She had hoped the fake tan would help her to look smart for a 'posh' brand event but ended up feeling embarrassed by the patchy coverage.
The reason ladies love ankara on sneakers is simply because they make them look smart.
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How can I look smart, fashionable and like I've made an effort without getting my legs out?
"We deal with a lot of professional people, so it's important to look smart at work.
e choir, which recently celebrated its second birthday, is a registered charity and in order to look smart at concerts they perform at and competitions the choristers want a uniform.
And the youngsters from the two new classes at Pallister Park Primary School all look smart in their new jumpers, while the pupils in reception class at Wilton Primary School, Pastures Lane, Lazenby are pictured enjoying the outdoors.
And Eva, 39, admits she's harboured a life-long desire to wear glasses in a bid to look smart.
AFTER suffering for months with the works over the river in Milnsbridge, it's nice to see the village getting back to normal and starting to look smart, clean and tidy.
Last night a source said: "Boris doesn't have his hair cut very often but he wants to look smart for the Games."
If you don't care about your appearance it indicates that you don't care about your standards and thanks to a wealth of support from our parents and staff our children always look smart.
In addition to the comfort and practicality of the garments, they must also look smart.