Old EnglishspEnglish
Smack nA kissing sound, a smooch, a loud kiss. 2. a blow delivered by the back of the hand.
Small nOf imitative origin, a smack or blow. 2. an onset, shock. 2. the slender part of the back.
Small adjNot of great size, degree etc; limited in size or scope. or below average in a number or quantity, magnitude or extent. 3. of children or youth, young or immature. 4. slight or limited in intensity; lower or inferior in station or quality. 5. humble, low, lowly, modest, timidly. 6. having fine or very small particles, like rain. 7. not large but sufficient in size or amount. narrow in feeling, foolish, little of value, unimportant; made to seem smaller in being or less in worth..
Small phr"Be Small Beer" - to be quite unimportant.
Small phr"Feel Small" - feel humiliated, inferior; taken down a peg or two.
Small phr"In a Small Way (usually, of business)" - unambitiously, on a small scale; with little capital or stock.
Small phr"It's a Small World" - what a coincidence. 2. it is surprising to meet people one knows in unexpected places.
Small phr"Look Small" - appear foolish; look insignificant.
Small phr"Make Small Talk" - have an unimportant conversation.
Small phr"No Small...." - considerable, large. "Cycling to work every morning at his age was no small undertaking."
Small phr"Sing Small" - to adopt a humble tone. 2. to withdraw some sturdy assertion and apologize for having made it.
Small phr"Small Edge of the Wedge" - thin edge of the wedge; something if allowed and accepted to a small degree would lead to systematic encroachment.
Small phr"Small of One's Back" - that part of the back between the hip-bones and the rib-cage. 2. the slenderer, narrower part of the back, just above the buttocks.
Small phr"Small Wonder" - something, as expected; not very surprizing.
Small ale nAle with little malt and without hops.
Small beer nBeer with low alcoholic content; weak beer. 2. something that is of little importance.
SmalL bore n(Of a firearm) with a narrow bore, in international and Olympic shooting, usually a 5.6 caliber mullimetre bore).
Small business nA privately owned and operated business with relatively small turnover and staff numbers, typically seen as constituting part of a specific commercial or economic factor.
Small-clothes nClose-fitting knee breeches worn by men in the 18th century.
Small-coalnCharcoal; small fragments of coal, slack.
Small-craft nSmall boats and vessels collectively. 2. small things or persons generally.
Smallen vbTo make or become small; to diminish.
Smallest phr"Smallest Room in the House" - (euphemistic) the bathroom; the room containing the toilet.
Small folk nSmall humanoid creatures, such as gnomes, leprechauns, and haflings, little folk.
Small game nSmall animals and birds that are hunted and killed, either by hunters or predators.
Smallgoods n(Australia, New Zealand) cooked, dried and cured and otherwise processed meat products, such as salami, and manufactured meat.
Small heath nA small orange and yellow butterfly, Coenoympha.
Small-holder nA person who owns and runs/farms a smallholding.
Smallholding n(Britain) A piece of land, smaller than a farm, used for the cultivation of vegetables or the breeding of animals. 2. a piece of land used for farming, that is smaller than an ordinary farm. 3. (US) a small plantation or land with a small number of slaves (generally 19 or less); contrasted with middling plantation (20-49 slaves) and large plantation (50+ and owned by planters).
Smallish adjSomewhat smallish, fairly small.
Smallishness nThe quality of being smallish.
Small-knot nOne between 1/2 and 3/4 diameter
Small-minded adjThinking too much about your own life and problems and not about important things (used to show disapproval) 3. having a petty mind, interested in trivialities. 4. narrow in outlook, intolerant, ungenerous. 3. lacking imagination/ tolerance.
Small-mindedly advIn a small-minded way or manner.
Small-mindedness nThe state or quality of being small-minded.
Small-mouth nThe American black bass, Micropterus dolomieu, with a small mouth.
Small reed nA reed like grass of genus, Calama grostis.
Smalls nSmall clothes, esp. underwear or swimwear.
Smallsome adjCharacterized or marked by smallness; characteristically small.
Smallsword nA light one-handed sword, designed for thrusting, which evolved out of the larger and heavier of the late Renaissance period.
Small talk nLight social or trifling conversation, chit-chat as at parties, etc. 2. talk about unimportant things or trivalities. 2. matters of minor importance, trivial, insignificant, mere bagatelle, small stuff, matters of minor importance, trivial,
Small-time adjInsignificant, trivial, petty, unimportant as commerce or entertainment on a small scale that doesn't bring high profit etc. 2. doing something on a small scale. 3. criminal, crooks who are not involved in serious crimes.
Small-timer nA person who is limited to small, petty or unimportant things.
Small town adjRelating to a small town. 2. relating to ideas, qualities etc that people in small towns are supposed to have, when somethings include a lack of interest in anything new or different. 3. unsophisticated, rustic, provincial.
Small-ware nSmall textile articles of the tape kind narrow bindings of cotton, linen silk or woolen fabrics; plaited sash, cord, braid; also buttons, hooks and eyes. 2. lingerie, nightwear.
Small-ware dealernA dealer, seller, trader in small-ware.
Small wonder nSomething, as expected; not very surprizing.
Small-worldness n(Mathematics) the property of being a small-world network.
Small-world network nA type of mathematical graph in which most nodes are not neighbors of one another, but the neighbors of any given node are likely to be neighbors of each other and most nodes can be reached from every other node by a small number of hops or steps.
Smally adjOf persons: puny, little, minute, smallish. 2. in or into small pieces, fragments, thrums, finely-cut, minuscle. 3. in only slight or small degrees or limited extent; not very much; little. 4. sparsely, scantily 5. slightly, slenderly. 6. of sound, low in volume.
Smart nPhysical or mental pain. 2. sharp pain caused by a stroke, sting or wound. 3. suffering, sorrow, affliction. 4. something suffered of the nature of punishment or retribution. 5. loss, damage, adversity.
Smart adjOf a whip, rod: painful, sharp, biting. 2. of touch, rough, harsh, hard, severe. 3. of blows, hard, severe, painful.
Smart adjSmart or very fashionable in dress manner or talk. 2. skilled in writing, talking and communicating. 3. intelligent, clever, acumenial, witful.
Smart phr"Look Smart" - make haste.
Smart phr"Smarten Up" - to wear smart clothes and look more stylish. 2. to become less stupid naive, lacking mental alertness. 3. become or make more smart.
Smart phr"Smart Off" - to show disrespect verbally; to smart-mouth someone.
Smart apple nSlang: a very intelligent person, a sagacious person.
Smart arse nOne who is particularly flippant, insolent or tends to make snide remarks or jokes.
Smartbook nA mobile device that has the functions of both a smartphone an d a net book.
Smart dust nA hypothetical network of millimeter-sized remote sensors.
Smarten vbTo make smarter in appearance; to refurbish or spruce up. 2. to increase speed.
Smartful adjPainful.
Smart glasses nGlasses worn to provide software functions through augmented reality.
Smarthome nA home equipped with an automation system controlling such things a s lightning, climate, entertainment systems, and appliances.
Smarting nA painful sore. 2. fig. experiencing emotional pain or embarrassment.
Smarting advSo as to smart , with stinging pain.
Smartingly advSo as to smart; with a stinging pain.
Smartish adjRather smart
Smartish advSmartly, rapidly without dawdling.
Smartly advIn a smart manner; smartly; intelligently.
Smart-mouth nOne makes disrespectful, flippant remarks.
Smartmouth vbTo reply in disrespectful, flippant
Smart-mouthed adjProne to make disrespectful way.
Smartness nThe state or quality of being smart. 2. the result or product of being smart.
Smarts nIntelligence and smartness.
Smart shop nA retail establishment that specializes in the sale of physco-active substances.
Smart speaker nA stationary wireless speaker with computerized functionally that goes beyond audio playback.
Smart steaming nThe optimization of a ship speed with respect to competing targets to reduce fuel usage while maintaining good customer service .
Smart-watch nA wristwatch with electronic functionality beyond time-keeping. 2. a mobile device on the wrist with a touch screen display.
Smartweed nAny of a number of plants in the genus, Polygonum.
Smarty nA know-all; a would-be-smart or witty person; a smart-arse. 2. a smartly-dressed person; a member of the smart set.
Smatch vbTo have a specific flavor or taste. 2. to taste or feel the taste of to smack of something.
Smear nFat, grease, lard, butter, ointment. 2. a mark made by smearing. 3. (medicine) Pap smear. 4. a false attack. 5. (climbing) a maneuver in which the shoe is placed onto the holdless rock, and the friction from the shoe keeps it in contact. 5. (music) a rough glissando in jazz music.
Smear adjIn a smeary, grimy, geasy condition.
Smear vbTo spread (a substance). 2. to spread (a surface) with a substance. 3. to damage someone's reputation by slandering, making false accusations. 4. to become spread by smearing.
Smeared adjDirtied or soiled by smearing.
Smearily advIn a smeary fashion.
Smeariness nThe quality of being smeary.
Smear-monger nOne who spread rumors, innuendo, half-truths and, sometimes, the truth by word of mouth, word in print or the electronic media.
Smearmongster nA woman who produces and sells butter.
Smear word nA word which in spite of its literal meaning is used to imply something derogatory.
Smearwort nOne or more plants of doubtful identity, including unctuosa, self-heal, uencria, aristolocharia, aristolosia, mercurialis.
Smeary adjOf a consistency like smear, greasy, viscous, unctuous, adhesive, sticky. 2. tending to smear or soil; having or showing smears; smeared. 3. marked or characterized by smearing bedaubed, begrimed.
Smeddum n(O.E. smedena: fine flour) fine powder, fine flour, pollen meal, meal. 2. the powder or finest part of ground malt. 3. (mining) smitham. 4. zest, energy; pluck; sagacity; quickness of apprehension; gumption; spirit; mettle. 4. ore small enough to pass through the wire bottom of a sieve. 5. layer of clay or shale between two beds of coal.
Smeek vbTo emit smoke, to reek, send out a vapor; to give off steam. 2. to suffocate (bees), to drive out (an animal) by means of smoke. 3. to scent with incense, to incense.
Smeeky adjSmoke-emitting, smoke-filled, smokey.
Smeeth nPerfume. 2. smoke, dense or thick vapor
Smeeth vbTo blacken or soil with smoke. 2. to send off smoke, vaporize. 3. to perfume or scent. 4. to make smooth.
Smeeth adjSmooth, free from roughness. 2. a level space.
Smeethly advTo make smooth, free from roughness.
Smeethness nSmoothness,
Smeigh nWisdom, skill, clever, cunning.
Smell nPresumably from O.E. smiellan O.E has addlestench, stink, rank, etc. The special sense or sensation by which odors are perceived through the olfactory nerve. 2. the act of smelling: perceived by means of the nose and olfactory nerve. 3. the general atmosphere of a place or situation. 4. aroma, odour, scent, fragrance, perfume. 5. (fig) a faint suggestion, hint, trace. 6. (fig.) to suspect, discern intuitively, as in I smell a rat, etc. stink, stench, pong.
Smell vbTo emit by smelling, give off in a particular odor. 2. to give an indication, hint, trace of "smell of deceit lingers." 3. to seek, know, discover by smelling. 4. to pry, investigate, give heed to: " to smell a rat." 5. to malodor, stench, stink, pong, reek. 6. bouquet, fragrance, aroma.
Smell phr"A Rose By Any Other Name Would Smell As Sweet" - the form does not affect the substance.
Smell phr"Come Up Smelling Roses" - not to have a stain on one's character.
Smell phr"Smell a Rat" - to have a sense, discer, suspect that something is wrong, but not clearly evident. 2. to have reason for suspicion; be suspicious that something is wrong.
Smell phr"Smell Blood" - to sense that one has an advantage over an adversary or rival.
Smell phr"Smell Blood in the Water" - sharks attack when they smell blood in the water. In other words, if a swimmer is wounded and bleeding the sharks can smell it. So, in the the work world or otherwise if a person is in a weakened condition people will take advantage of the situation.(Same way with chickens. If one chicken has a spot of blood, the others will peck him to death
Smell phr"Smell Like a Rose" - to be regarded as appealing or respectable . 2. to be untainted or unharmed.
Smell phr"Smell Of" - strongly suggest.
Smell phr"Smell of the Candle" - of literary work, to show signs of being labored and artificial.
Smell phr"Smell Out" - to discover, detect, by means of one's sense of smell. 2. to find out by sagacity. 3. discover by investigation.
Smell phr"Smells Fishy" - to seem suspicious.
Smell phr"Smell Something" - to discover something by careful observation.
Smell phr"Smell the Barn" - to experience heightened anticipation or to act with renewed speed or energy as one approaches a destination, goal, or other desired outcome.
Smell phr"Smell to High Heaven" - have, give off, an strong unpleasant smell. 2. stink to high heaven. 3. strongly suggest dishonesty, corruption etc.
Smell phr"Smell Up" - to smell up with an unpleasant odor.
Smell brain nThe part of the brain involved in the sense of smelling.
Smeller nOne who smells (anything). 2. (slang) the nose. 3. a feeler, as an animal.
Smell fox nThe wood anemone (anemone nemorosa).
Smellily advIn a smelly way or manner.
Smelliness nThe state or quality of being smelly.
Smelling nThe act by which something is smelled. 2. the sense of smell.
Smelling -salts nAmmonium carbonate mixed with scent to be sniffed as a restorative in faintness.
Smell-less adjWithout smell, having no odor at all, stenchless, aroma-less.
Smell-smock nA promiscuous man. 2. the cuckoo flower or lady smock, Cardamine pratensis.
Smelly adjEvil-smelling, stinking, or unpleasant or strong of smell, maladorous, fetid, foul, frowsty, mephitic, noisome, putrid, reeking, whiffy. 2. having a unpleasant smell, esp. of place or person.
Smelt nA small fish, Osmerius esperlanis, allied to the Salmon and the Sparling.
Smicker adjElegant, delicate, fine. 2. beautiful, elegant, fair, handsome. 3. of looks, smirky, smiley, happy. 4. loose, lax, wanton.
Smickering nAn amorous inclination,
Smicky adjElegant, delicate, fine. 2. beautiful, elegant, fair, handsome. 3. of looks, smiley, happy.
Smile nNot an Old English word smile entered the English vocabulary, around 1300, and became well established, the stage was set was set for one or other of the terms with the same semantic range either to differentiate or disappear, since language tends to avoid synonymy. In this case, the older word smirk specialized, adding an overtone of in a sly, simpering, affected, or self-satisfied manner ' to the previous meaning. The pejorative connataion was clearly well established by the C17th, but evidence from citations and from definitions of early lexicographers proves the earlier neutral signification coexisted with the new extension at least into the 18th century.
Smirk vbTo smile, to smirk. 2. to smile in an affected, self-satisfied or silly way. 3. to simper 4. of wine: to sparkle.
Smirkily advIn a smirking manner.
Smirkiness nThe state or condition of being smirky.
Smirking nThe act or instance of smirking.
Smirkingly advIn a smirking manner.
Smirky adjSmart, neat, smiling. 2. to smile in an affected or conceired manner, affected; self-satisfied.
Smit nA sullying spot or stain. 2. a taint, esp moral one; blemish. 3. a soft, reddish earthy or clayey ore, esp. used for marking ownership of sheep. 4. a particle of soot, a very small piece or portion, a bit. 5. smut, black speck. 6. infection, contagion.
Smit vbTo stain, mark in some way, color, give hue, to tinge. 2. to contaminate, taint, or infect, lit or fig. (with sin or guilt). 3. to infect, mar or contage one another.
Smitch nSmoke from burning or smouldering matter. 2. grime, dust, dirt, smit.
Smitch vbTo affect with smoke , etc.
Smite vbTo strike something. 2. to strike a blow with something; to cause to strike, to kill with as sudden blow. 3. Cut, sever, break by a blow. 4. to be hit with disaster or bale; afflict, destroy by calamity. 5. to affect greatly with a sudden feeling; smite by love. 6. to cause to feel regret or remorse. 7. to come with a sudden force.
Smiteful adjInclined towards smiting.
Smiter nOne who smites.
Smith nWorker in irons or other metals. 2. the workplace of a smith: a smithy. 3. a blacksmith.
Smith vbTo work in the forging of metals.
Smith phr"Every Man is the Smith of His Own Well-being" - one must shape one's own future.
Smithcraft nThe craft and skill of being a smith. 2. the work, art, craft of a smith; smithing.
Smithfield phr"The Fires of Smithfield" - ann allusion to the burning of heretics at Smithfield during the Marian persecution of protestants. Death at the stake was used at Smithfield as late as 1611.
Smithing nThe art or process of forging or fashioning metals.
Smithwork nThe work done by a smith.
Smithy nThe location or workshop where a smith works; a forge; a smiddy.
Smithy vbTo forge, especially by hand.
Smithy-coom nIron dust mixed with hot pitch as an impervious composition for the top of wooden sheds.
Smiting nThe action or act of striking; cutting, breaking or severe by a blow. 2. the act of one who smites. 3. the striking of or destruction by disaster. 4. powerful affect or feeling, suddenly and both positive and negative. 5. a sudden deadly blow. 5. a sudden force.
Smitting adjInfectious, contagious.
Smitten adjAffected by an act of smiting. 2. struck by a sudden force, gravely afflicted. 3. made overly enthusiastic. 4. in love; smitten by love.
Smittenness nThe quality of being smitten
Smock nUsed allusively to denote a woman or womankind, 2. in allusive terms, usu. suggesticve of loose conduct or immorality in, or in relation to, women.
Smock vbTo render effeminate or womanise. 2. to consort with women; to be a smocker. 3. to provide with a smock.
Smocking nAn embroidery technique in which the fabric is gathered and then embroidered with decorative stitches to hold the gathering in place.
Smockless adjWithout a smock.
Smocklike adjResembling a smock.
Smock mill nA windmill of which only the cap turns round to meet the wind. It is different from a post mill, whose whole building turns on a post.
Smock smelling nThe activity of flirting, seducing or pursuing womwn.
Smoke nThe visible vapour or substance that escapes or is thrown off by burning process. 2. a cigarette, cigar, tobacco. 3. vapour, water, mist, exhalation. 4. Greyish, blackish or white cloud made by burning something. 5.
Smoke vbTo emit smoke, to reek. 2. to draw into the mouth the smoke of tobacco. 3. to apply smoke to cure or hang in smoke meat, fish etc. 4. to scent with smoke; to perfume or scent a room, building etc. 5. to burn, be kindled, to rage. 6. to raise dust or smoke by rapid action. 7. to fumigate infected materail. 8. to sugffer severely; to be punished. 9. to find out details, hunt out, smell out, smoke out. 10. to smoke out, or drive out, persons, animals, insects, etc. from a hiding place by filling it with smoke. 11. to expose publicly , drive out, smoke out, to make information and material held secret, known publicly by forcing someone to divulge it, (metaphorically). 12. to ridicule in person, quiz, grill.
Smoke n"The Smoke" - a metropolis, large town, city.
Smoke phr"End Up In Smoke" - to come to no practical result; to come to nothing.
Smoke phr"Go Up in Smoke" -- one's plans, dreams, hopes, that are destroyed. 2. to be destroyed by fire; to end in smoke. 3. quickly disappear. 4. come to nothing.
Smoke phr"Much Smoke, Little Fire" -said of one who makes a great fuss, commotion or protest but whose actions do not correspond.
Smoke phr"No Smoke Without Fire" - every slander or rumor has some foundation.
Smoke phr"Put that In Your Pipe and Smoke It" - contemplate that fact. 2. see how you like that!
Smoke phr"Sell Smoke" - denoting fraudulent dealing in bargaining, undertakings, or promises. 2. to act dishonestly, swindle, take down.
Smoke phr"Smoke Out" - to make information publicly known by forcing someone to divulge a secret. 2. To drive somebody out of hiding, literally or metaphorically; to force or drive a person, animal, insect to leave a hiding place by filling it with smoke or by cunning.
Smoke phr"Where's There is Smoke There is Fire" - a rumor is usually based, however remotely, without fact. 4. if there is a hint of trouble, then it is highly likely that there really is trouble. 2. every slander or rumor has some foundation; no smoke without fire.
Smoke-box nA chamber in a steam engine or boiler between the flues and the funnel or chimney stack.
Smoke-candle nA small, portable, short-burning smokepot.
Smoke-cloud nA pyrocumulus cloud — literally, a puffy cumulus cloud formed by the hot air and smoke released into the sky during wildfires and volcanic eruptions.
Smoke-dried adjCured in smoke.
Smoke-dry vbTo dry or cure (meat or other food) using smoke
Smoker nA person or thing that smokes, especially a person who habitually smokes tobacco. 2. a device for stupefying bees. ++++
Smoked-glass nGlass darkened by exposure to smoke.
Smoke-farthing nAn offering or contribution to the parochial purse as well as to the priest made at Whitsuntide by the householders of the diocese to the cathedral church. 2. a hearth or house tax.
Smoke-free adjFree from smoke. 2. where smoking is not permitted.
Smoke-gray adjA smoke-covered dark-gray.
Smoke-helmet nA helmet used by firemen, enabling th wearer to see and breathe freely in the midst of smoke and poisonous gas.
Smoke-hole nThe vent or external orifice of a flue; a hole in the roof of a hut through which the smoke of the fire escapes.
Smoke-house nA room in a tannery heated by smoldering spent tan where hides are unhaired. 2. a house or room used for curing meat, fish, etc. by means of smoke. 3. a building in which anything is disinfected by the use of smoke.
Smokeless adjHaving or producing little or no smoke.
Smoke-plant nAny ornamental shrub of the genus Cotinus, with feathery a smoke-like inflorescence.
Smoke-pot nA small container for generating a dense cloud of smoke.
Smoker nA person who smokes tobacco habitually. 2. a smoking car. 3. an informal social gathering for men only. 4. 4. a vent in the deep ocean floor. 5. a bee smoker. 6. an apparatus for smoking food.
Smoke-ring nSmoke from a cigarette etc. eexhaled in the shape of a ring.
Smoker's cough nA persistent cough caused by smoking.
Smoke-shell nA military shell emitting dense smoke to conceal operations.
Smoke-stone nCairngorm.
Smoke Tree nAn ornamental Old World shrub or tree (Cotinus goggygria) with long feathery stalks resembling smoke or mist. 2. a related species, Cotinus americanus.
Smoke-wreath nA plume of smoke.
Smokily advIn a smoky manner.
Smokiness nThe quality of being smokey.
Smoking adj(Colloquial, often in sport) performing or playing in an outstanding or excellent and exciting manner. 2. when one's performance is so good that a a long winnning streak ensues.
Smoking room nA room in a restaurant, hostel or house, kept for smoking in.
Smoky adjEmitting, giving forth, filled with, or obscured by smoke. 2. stained or discolored with or colored with smoke; like smoke (smoky glass). 3. mixed with or containing smoke. 4. liable ti be filled with smoke, as a house. 5. emitting smoke improperly or unpleasantly, as from bad draft. 6. covered with mist, as said of a mountain. 7. having the taste or flavor of smoked food. 8. the hedge-sparrow, a smoked haddock, a smoky-blue cat.
Smolt adjOf weather, fine , fair, calm. 3. pleasant, agreeable, afable. 4. bright, shining. 5. smooth. polished.
Smooth nThe act of smoothing; that which is smooth; the smooth part of anything.
Smooth vbTo make smooth, or smoother by rubbing. 2. to free from obstruction, make easy, to ease, to make facile. 3. to free from harshness, make flowing. 4. to palliate, to gloze, to gloss over a fault. 5. to give a smooth or calm aspect or appearance. 6. to flatter, make bland, cajole.
Smooth adjSmoothly agreeable, courteous. 2. sophisticated, flowing without constraint, freely moving. 3. moving without jolts of bumps. 4. Lacking obstructions or difficulties or setbacks. 5. of music, without breaks between notes -- smooth and connected. 6. of a body of water, such as a river, sea, ocean: flowing wavelessly and tranquilly. 7. placid, quiet, still, tranquil. 8. even of surface, with no roughness of touch. 9. smooth like glass or some types of crockery. 10. evenly spread or arranged; sleek. 11. Gently flowing, moving uniformly, unobstructed in flow. 12. spoken or uttered without check or obstruction, hesititation, voluble, eloquent, fluent. 13. bland, mild, soft, soothing. 14. even. plain, level, flat. 15. glossy, shining. 16, deceptive, slick, shifty.
Smooth phr"In Smooth Water" - to have no troubles. 2. having passed obstacles or difficulty.
Smooth phr"Smooth As a Millpond" - very smooth and calm.
Smooth phr"Smooth as Silk" - extremely smooth (in any sense).
Smooth phr"Smooth Down" - to render a surface smooth by removing irregularites, to remove roughness from something. 2. make something flat or smooth which is standing up (especially, by stroking down).
Smooth phr"Smooth Edge of the Wedge" - In mathematics, Bogoliubov's edge-of-the-wedge theorem implies that holomorphic functions on two "wedges" with an "edge" in common are analytic continuations of each other provided they both give the same continuous function on the edge.
Smooth phr"Smooth Out" - to make smooth. 2. to become smooth. 3. to remove any irregularities or imperfections from. 4. restore by soothing words etc. feeling which have been upset or disturbed. 5. remove difficulties for etc, thus making a situation easier for somebody.
Smooth phr"Smooth Over" - to make a rough surface smooth. 2. to pacify (a rumor). 3. calm somebody, settle a quarrel etc, by acting calmly and diplomatically.
Smooth phr"Smooth Someone's Feathers" - calm someone down.
Smooth phr"Smooth the Path/Way for" - to take away a problem so that something can be achieved with ease. 2. to successfully deal with a problem or difficulty, carry off, work out, handle. 3. to use one's influence to make arrangements so that a person's task will be easier or more readily accomplished.
Smooth phr"Take the Rough with the Smooth" - accept the advantages along with the disadvantages. 2. to accept the hardships of line along with th e pleasant features.
Smooth-breathing n(Orthography) a diacritic mark in Ancient Greek used to indicate absence of aspiration for an initial vowel and sometimes for rho.
Smooth-bodied adjHaving a smooth or sleek body.
Smooth-bore n(firearms) having a bore with a smooth interior, i.e. that has not been rifled.
Smooth call nIn poker, to call a raise,, rather than than folding or re-raising, often to disguise the strength of aces in hand. 2. to hid tactically one's strength of position.
Smooth-cheeked adjHaving smooth cheeks.
Smooth-combed adjOf hair, combed to make smooth and unruffled.
Smooth-edged adjWithout rough or sharp edges.
Smoothen vbTo make or become smooth.
Smooth-flowing adjRunning unimpeded or flowing freely.
Smooth-going adjProgressing without impediment or obstacle.
Smooth-haired adjOf hair, well goomed.
Smooth-handed crab nA species of crab, in the family Oxypodidae; also includes the Smooth-handed ghost crab.
Smooth hound nA small shark in shallow water, of the genus Mustelus.
Smoothie nA person who is smooth. 2. a smooth drink of fresh fruit pureed with milk yogurt, or ice cream.
Smoothing nThe act of which something is made smooth. 2. in phonetic or phonology: monophthongization.
Smoothing ironnA heated appliance that is used to smooth clothing and other items after washing, and (usually partially drying).
Smoothingly advSo as to smooth.
Smoothish adjSomewhat smooth.
Smoothly advIn a smooth manner.
Smoothness nThe condition of being smooth.
Smooth-sailing adjUsed to describe an activity that is not encountering any problems.
Smooth snake nA non-venomous snake, Coronella austriaca, native to Eurasia.
Smooth-speaking adjOf a person, articulate in speech.
Smooth-spoken adjHaving a pleasant sounding-voice. 2.flattering. 3. plausible.
Smooth talk nTo speak glibly and persuasively; to persuade with smooth talk. 2. smooth specious language.
Smooth-talking nInsincerely ingratiating.
Smooth-tongued adjSmooth-talking, glib, persuasive in speech, convincing, silver-tongued, flattering, convincing, compelling, insincerely flattering, believable.
Smoothwire nWire, used for fencing, that is not barbed.
Smoothwise advIn a smooth way or manner.
Smoothy adjA smooth-tongued person.
Smore vbTo suffocate, smother. 2. to suffocate, smother in smoke. 3. to suffocate, to choke. 4. to suppress, stifle, keep in obscurity or concealment, put or keep down. 5. to smear, bedaub.
Smother nSomething that stifles, such as smoke or fumes. 2. a profusion of turmoil. 3. a smouldering fire; a state of smouldering. 4. a smother: a shifting cloud of smoke, throsm or fumes.?
Smother vbTo suffocate another. 2. to take from a fire oxygen needed for combustion. 3. to conceal, suppress or hide. 4. To cover thickly with sand, dirt, etc; to extinguish a fire by covering. 5. to give or shower an over-abundance of love, care, and time to someone: a child, partner etc. 6. cover completely, provide with a cover or surround. 7. to deprive of oxygen or to prevent oxygen to flow to the nose or mouth; prevent breathing; to die or kill or be killed by lack air; asphyxiate, suffocate. 8. overwhelm, shower, heap, shroud, hold in, hold back, keep in, bottle up.
Smother adjTending to suffocate.?
Smother nSomething that stifles, such as smoke or fumes. 2. a profusion of turmoil. 3. a smouldering fire; a state of smouldering.?
Smother phr"Smother With/In" - cover thickly with.
Smother crop nA thick, rapidly growing crop that is used to suppress or stop the growth of weeds. Smother crops have better root systems that help them compete with weeds for water, and as a result the root systems of weeds get weak
Smotherer nOne who smothers.
Smother fly nAn aphid.
Smotheriness nThe quality or state of being smothery.
Smothering nThe act by which someone or something is smothered.
Smotheringly advIn a smotheringly manner.
Smothery adjSuffocating, overwhelming.
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