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Definitions of smile:

part of speech: noun

A change of expression, marked by an upward curve of the mouth, a sparkle of the eyes, etc., and indicating joy, pleasure, kindness, or happiness; an appearance of gladness.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To express pleasure by the countenance: to express slight contempt: to look joyous: to be favorable.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To show pleasure, joy, love, or kindness by an expression of the face; to look gay, cheerful, or happy; look with favor; as, to smile on one's labors.

part of speech: noun

Act of smiling: the expression of the features in smiling: favor.

part of speech: verb

To express pleasure, moderate joy, love, or kindness, by an expansion of the features of the face; opposite of frown; to look gay and joyous; to favour; to express slight contempt by a movement of the features of the face; to sneer.

part of speech: adverb


Usage examples for smile:

  • Smile at 'em; win 'em over. "The Garden of Eden", Max Brand
  • " Our party's used to that," Blake answered with a smile "Blake's Burden", Harold Bindloss
  • Strefford continued to smile "The Glimpses of the Moon", Edith Wharton
  • Oh," she added, with a smile it didn'thurt me any. "The Cross-Cut", Courtney Ryley Cooper
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