Is smart a noun or an adjective?

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asked Mar 4, 2019 in Words & Wordplay by simonl (350 points)
Is smart a noun or an adjective?

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answered Mar 5, 2019 by Grahlu (48,320 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, 2019 by Kimb (2,260 points)
The word smart is always a noun.

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