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smart as paint (not comparable)

  1. (simile) Very smart in appearance.
  2. (simile) Very intelligent.
    • Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island
      'But now, you look here: you're young, you are, but you're as smart as paint. I see that when I set my eyes on you, and I'll talk to you like a man.'