< smart, money bet or invested by those in the best position to know what might be advantageous
< smart, Law exemplary damages
See smart money in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- Games Bets or a bet placed by experienced gamblers or those having privileged information.
a. Experienced, well-informed investors: Smart money is supporting the conservative presidential candidate.
b. Investments made by people experienced and well informed in matters of finance.
- Law Compensation beyond the value of actual harm, awarded by a jury in cases of gross negligence or willful misconduct.
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