or smooth·y

[smoo-th ee]
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noun Informal.
  1. a person who has a winningly polished manner: He's such a smoothie he could charm the stripes off a tiger.
  2. a thick beverage of fruit pureed in a blender with ice and milk, yogurt, or juice.

Origin of smoothie

First recorded in 1920–25; smooth + -ie Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  • I should have smelled something when that Rotune smoothie made his pitch.

    Gambler's World

    John Keith Laumer

British Dictionary definitions for smoothie



noun plural smoothies
  1. slang, usually derogatory a person, esp a man, who is suave or slick, esp in speech, dress, or manner
  2. a smooth, thick drink made with puréed fresh fruit and yogurt, ice cream, or milk
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Word Origin and History for smoothie

1928, "suave person, person of complete self-assurance and poise, especially in the company of the opposite sex," college slang, from smooth (adj.) + -ie. As a type of blender drink, by 1983.

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