HyperDic: smile

English > 3 senses of the word smile:
VERBbodysmilechange one's facial expression by spreading the lips, often to signal pleasure
communicationsmileexpress with a smile
NOUNcommunicationsmile, smiling, grin, grinninga facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth
smile > pronunciation
Soundssmay'l
Rhymesaisle ... worthwhile: 64 rhymes with ayl...
English > smile: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth; usually shows pleasure or amusement.
Synonymssmiling, grin, grinning
NarrowersimperA silly self-conscious smile
smirkA smile expressing smugness or scorn instead of pleasure
Broaderfacial expression, facial gestureA gesture executed with the facial muscles
Spanishsonreír, sonrisa abierta, sonrisa
Catalansomrís, somriure
Verbssmilechange one's facial expression by spreading the lips, often to signal pleasure
smileexpress with a smile
English > smile: 3 senses > verb 1, body
Meaningchange one's facial expression by spreading the lips, often to signal pleasure.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Narrowerbeamsmile radiantly
dimpleproduce dimples while smiling
grinTo draw back the lips and reveal the teeth, in a smile, grimace, or snarl
smirk, simpersmile affectedly or derisively
sneersmile contemptuously
Broadergrimace, make a face, pull a facecontort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional state
Spanishsonreír
Catalansomriure
Nounssmile, smilinga facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth
smilerthe human face ('kisser' and 'smiler' and 'mug' are informal terms for 'face' and 'phiz' is British)
smilera person who smiles
English > smile: 3 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningExpress with a smile.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Example"She smiled her thanks"
Broaderexpress, show, evinceGive expression / expression to
Nounssmilea facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth
smilera person who smiles

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