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Definition 1: to a great degree or by a great distance; very much (`right smart' is regional in the United States) - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where right smart or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • way over budget
  • way off base
  • the other side of the hill is right smart steeper than the side we are on

Synonyms for right smart in the sense of this definition

(right smart is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

Definition 2: (Southern or Midland) considerable - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where right smart or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it's a right smart distance

(right smart is similar to ...) large or relatively large in number or amount or extent or degree

"a considerable quantity" "the economy was a considerable issue in the campaign" "went to considerable trouble for us" "spent a considerable amount of time on the problem"

(right smart is used in the usage domain ...) a feature (as a pronunciation or expression or custom) that is characteristic of a particular region

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