Is smart a noun or an adjective?

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asked Mar 4 in Words & Wordplay by simonl (350 points)
Is smart a noun or an adjective?

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answered Mar 5 by Grahlu (41,300 points)
If you're just saying someone is smart then then the word smart would be an adjective.

If you say something is smarts the "Smarts" would be a noun.

So smart is an adjective until you add an s at the end of it which then makes it into "smarts" which is a noun.
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answered Mar 5 by Kimb (2,260 points)
The word smart is always a noun.

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