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Meaning & Definition of Smooth in English

English

Smooth

/smuð/

noun

1. The act of smoothing

  • "He gave his hair a quick smooth"
    synonym:
  • smooth

verb

1. Make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing

  • "Smooth the surface of the wood"
    synonym:
  • smooth
  • ,
  • smoothen

2. Make (a surface) shine

  • "Shine the silver, please"
  • "Polish my shoes"
    synonym:
  • polish
  • ,
  • smooth
  • ,
  • smoothen
  • ,
  • shine

3. Free from obstructions

  • "Smooth the way towards peace negotiations"
    synonym:
  • smooth
  • ,
  • smooth out

adjective

1. Having a surface free from roughness or bumps or ridges or irregularities

  • "Smooth skin"
  • "A smooth tabletop"
  • "Smooth fabric"
  • "A smooth road"
  • "Water as smooth as a mirror"
    synonym:
  • smooth

2. Smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication

  • "He was too politic to quarrel with so important a personage"
  • "The manager pacified the customer with a smooth apology for the error"
    synonym:
  • politic
  • ,
  • smooth
  • ,
  • suave
  • ,
  • bland

3. Of the margin of a leaf shape

  • Not broken up into teeth
    synonym:
  • smooth

4. Smooth and unconstrained in movement

  • "A long, smooth stride"
  • "The fluid motion of a cat"
  • "The liquid grace of a ballerina"
    synonym:
  • fluent
  • ,
  • fluid
  • ,
  • liquid
  • ,
  • smooth

5. (music) without breaks between notes

  • Smooth and connected
  • "A legato passage"
    synonym:
  • legato
  • ,
  • smooth

6. Of motion that runs or flows or proceeds without jolts or turbulence

  • "A smooth ride"
    synonym:
  • smooth

7. Lacking obstructions or difficulties

  • "The bill's path through the legislature was smooth and orderly"
    synonym:
  • smooth

8. (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves

  • "A ribbon of sand between the angry sea and the placid bay"
  • "The quiet waters of a lagoon"
  • "A lake of tranquil blue water reflecting a tranquil blue sky"
  • "A smooth channel crossing"
  • "Scarcely a ripple on the still water"
  • "Unruffled water"
    synonym:
  • placid
  • ,
  • quiet
  • ,
  • still
  • ,
  • tranquil
  • ,
  • smooth
  • ,
  • unruffled

Examples of using

This table's surface is smooth.
Her skin is smooth.