adjective, smooth·er, smooth·est.
verb (used with object)
Origin of smooth
Examples from the Web for smooth
Cook, stirring often, for 10 minutes or until the sugar is completely dissolved and the mixture is smooth.Make ‘The Chew’s’ Carla Hall’s Sticky Toffee Pudding|Carla Hall|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It felt like that kind of moment, with Whitney trying to smooth things over.Inside the Lifetime Whitney Houston Movie’s Lesbian Lover Storyline|Kevin Fallon|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You may just enjoy the rich, smooth fruit of their labor that little bit more.
Jay Carney may have been hoping for a smooth debut as CNN's 'senior political commentator.'John McCain Roughs Up Jay Carney During His CNN Primetime Debut|Lloyd Grove|September 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Exchanging a few flirtatious messages online, though, paves the way for a smooth first date.
The cerebral hemispheres, which are smooth, do not extend over the cerebellum.The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia|Frank Evers Beddard
Her lips were red and sweetly curved, her cheek was smooth and firm as so much brown velvet.Spacehounds of IPC|Edward Elmer Smith
A tight boat, a fair wind, a smooth sea—let us hope for the best!For Faith and Freedom|Walter Besant
Ring circular, smooth, its transverse section also circular.
Cortical shell thick walled, smooth, with irregular network.
British Dictionary definitions for smooth
- suave or persuasive, esp as suggestive of insincerity
- (in combination)smooth-tongued
verb (mainly tr)
Derived Formssmoothable, adjectivesmoother, nounsmoothly, adverbsmoothness, noun
Word Origin for smooth
Idioms and Phrases with smooth
In addition to the idioms beginning with smooth
- smooth as silk
- smooth over
- smooth sailing
- take the rough with the smooth