smart cookie

smart cookie

A clever and intelligent person. Don't underestimate Cindy's intelligence—she's one smart cookie!
See also: cookie, smart

a smart cookie

If someone is a smart cookie, they are clever and have good ideas. Anyone who made billions in the Russian oil industry is clearly a smart cookie. Helen's a pretty smart cookie — I trust her.
See also: cookie, smart

a/one smart ˈcookie

(American English, informal) a clever person with good ideas: Jed is one smart cookie. I’m sure he’ll do the right thing.
See also: cookie, one, smart

smart cookie

n. a clever person. She’s really a smart cookie if you give her a chance.
See also: cookie, smart
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smart cookie CHOCOLATE, BANANA AND PECAN COOKIES tsp smart cookie INGREDIENTS (Makes about 24) 110g unsalted butter, at room temperature, cubed; 110g caster sugar; 1 large egg, lightly beaten; 125g plain flour; 1/2tsp baking powder; 20g cocoa powder; 1/2tsp ground cinnamon; 1/4tsp salt; 100g chocolate chips (70% cocoa solids), or 100g dark cooking chocolate, cut into 0.
smart cookie CHOCOLATE, BANANA AND PECAN COOKIES smart cookie INGREDIENTS (Makes about 24) 110g unsalted butter, at room temperature, cubed; 110g caster sugar; 1 large egg, lightly beaten; 125g plain flour; 1/2tsp baking powder; 20g cocoa powder; 1/2tsp ground cinnamon; 1/4tsp salt; 100g chocolate chips (70% cocoa solids), or 100g dark cooking chocolate, cut into 0.
smart cookie INGREDIENTS Makes about 24) 110g unsalted butter, at room temperature, cubed; 110g caster sugar; large egg, lightly beaten; 125g plain flour; 1/2tsp baking powder; 20g cocoa powder; 1/2tsp ground cinnamon; 1/4tsp salt; 100g chocolate chips (70% cocoa solids), or 100g dark cooking chocolate, cut into 0.
So, obviously, he's a pretty smart cookie," he noted.
For most parts Payal is the pretty smart cookie who has the boys eating out her hands.
You're a smart cookie and you deserve an apartment experience that lives up to your standards.
That is what a smart cookie did in Sharjah and many people lost their money and mobile phones to the suspect who terrified them at "gunpoint".
Maybe, despite looking like a smart cookie, you don't know your inflation from your interest or are easily overwhelmed by your overdraft.
And a proper exam system should measure the results of that process - by giving proper graded and standardised results, so that year on year, one will know that someone with the top grades is genuinely a smart cookie.
She was only a baker's daughter, but she was one smart cookie.
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Amongst all the jokes, he's a smart cookie," Flower said.
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England's World Cup winning captain Martin Johnson was always a smart cookie.
John Nez's ONE SMART COOKIE (0807560995) tells of a smart dog who loves to read and uses his knowledge to help his owners.