Definitions of smile

  1.   a facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth usually shows pleasure or amusement
  2.   express with a smile She smiled her thanks
  3.   change one's facial expression by spreading the lips often to signal pleasure
  4.   To express amusement pleasure moderate joy or love and kindness by the features of the face to laugh silently
  5.   To express slight contempt by a look implying sarcasm or pity to sneer
  6.   To look gay and joyous to have an appearance suited to excite joy as smiling spring smiling plenty
  7.   To express by a smile as to smile consent to smile a welcome to visitors
  8.   To affect in a certain way with a smile
  9.   A somewhat similar expression of countenance indicative of satisfaction combined with malevolent feelings as contempt scorn etc as a scornful smile
  10.   Favor countenance propitiousness as the smiles of Providence
  11.   Gay or joyous appearance as the smiles of spring
  12.   To be propitious or favorable to favor to countenance often with on as to smile on one's labors
  13.   The act of smiling a peculiar change or brightening of the face which expresses pleasure moderate joy mirth approbation or kindness opposed to frown
  14.   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
  15.   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
  16.   Smilingly
  17.   To express pleasure by the countenance to express slight contempt to look joyous to be favorable
  18.   Act of smiling the expression of the features in smiling favor
  19.   Act or expression of smilling favor glad appearance
  20.   To express pleasure by the countenance to look joyous to be favorable
  21.   To give a smile show approval
  22.   A pleased or amused expression of the face favor blessing
  23.   A look of pleasure or kindness or slight contempt gay or joyous appearance favour
  24.   To express with a smile to drive away with a smile
  25.   To express pleasure love or kindness by the countenance by contraction of the features of the face to look gay and joyous to express slight contempt to sneer to countenance
  26.   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
  27.   A natural expansion of the features of the face expressive of pleasure moderate joy c favour propitiousness a look resembling a smile but expressing scorn or contempt

Antonyms for smile

frown, mow, mouth, deplore, glower, mourn, bewail, mug, snoot, glare, bemoan, scowl, pout, sulk, gloom, lower, grimace, face, moue.

Quotes of smile

  1. It scares you all the noise the rattling the shaking But the look on everybody's face when you're finished and packing it's the best smile in the world and there's nobody hurt and the well's under control – Red Adair
  2. Marrying for love may be a bit risky but it is so honest that God can't help but smile on it – Josh Billings
  3. The giving is the hardest part what does it cost to add a smile – Jean de la Bruyere
  4. Too often we underestimate the power of a touch a smile a kind word a listening ear an honest compliment or the smallest act of caring all of which have the potential to turn a life around – Leo Buscaglia
  5. Tell me not of joy there's none Now my little sparrow's gone He just as you Would toy and woo He would chirp and flatter me He would hang the wing awhile Till at length he saw me smile Lord how sullen he would be – William Cartwright
  6. Laughter is regional a smile extends over the whole face – Malcolm De Chazal
  7. Crowds are the most difficult thing for me these days because I have to walk with my head down and my eyes averted There's still that part of me that wants to hold my head up make eye contact and smile – Cameron Diaz
  8. Beauty comes from a life well lived If you've lived well your smile lines are in the right places and your frown lines aren't too bad what more do you need – Jennifer Garner
  9. I've never missed a gig yet Music makes people happy and that's why I go on doing it I like to see everybody smile – Buddy Guy
  10. Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy – Nhat Hanh
  11. We tried to set up a company that patterned ourselves after Southwest in all the fun the spirit the great people the smile the efficiency side of it but we've added some extras that people aren't used to finding on Southwest – David Neeleman
  12. But with exquisite breathing you smile with satisfaction of love And I touch you again as you tick in the silence and settle in sleep – Karl Shapiro
  13. To smile at the jest which plants a thorn in another's breast is to become a principal in the mischief – Richard Brinsley Sheridan
  14. Nothing you wear is more important than your smile – Connie Stevens

Usage examples for smile

  1. “ Christopher glanced up with a smile – Christopher and the Clockmakers by Sara Ware Bassett
  2. That is very kind of you she answered with a smile – The Story of a Bold Tin Soldier by Laura Lee Hope
  3. She looked at him with a half smile – War-time Silhouettes by Stephen Hudson
  4. Burke Denby did not smile – The Road to Understanding by Eleanor H. Porter
  5. See if you can't smile a bit – Sunny Boy in the Big City by Ramy Allison White
  6. Try me he answered with a smile – The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins
  7. “ I have not she answered with a smile – Chippinge Borough by Stanley J. Weyman
  8. “ Mrs Davenant looked up with a smile – Only One Love, or Who Was the Heir by Charles Garvice
  9. She looked at him with a little smile – The Zeppelin's Passenger by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  10. She gave a strange little smile – The Sowers by Henry Seton Merriman
  11. Nor I old boy replied the other as he tried to smile – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  12. Come a woman smile so sweet he surprise he say this one different from the ot'ers ” – The Huntress by Hulbert Footner
  13. “ I fancy my smile was pale – The Turn of the Screw by Henry James
  14. She really has something to smile about said Kate – A Daughter of the Land by Gene Stratton-Porter
  15. Any one would think he added with a sad smile that it was your father's death I'd been talking about instead of mine – The Hero of Garside School by J. Harwood Panting
  16. “ Molly tried to smile back – Molly Brown's Sophomore Days by Nell Speed
  17. “ For he knew what was wrong with that smile – The House of Toys by Henry Russell Miller
  18. “ Helen answered his smile – Franklin Kane by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  19. We'll have him captain then see how you'll smile – The Willoughby Captains by Talbot Baines Reed
  20. She turned and gave him a beautiful smile – Seven Little Australians by Ethel Sybil Turner

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