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right smart

1. adjective Considerably large. Primarily heard in US. We've come a right smart distance to visit you, so we'd appreciate it if you could take a little time off work on our behalf.
2. adjective Quite attractive. You look right smart in that dress. Looking at myself in the mirror, decked out in a proper tuxedo, I felt right smart.
3. noun A considerably large amount. Primarily heard in US. We've done a right smart already, but there's still quite a bit of work to go before we're finished.
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right smart

New England & Southern US
A lot; a considerable amount: "We have read right smart of that book" (Catherine C. Hopley).
See also: right, smart
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