verb (used with object), smug·gled, smug·gling.
verb (used without object), smug·gled, smug·gling.
Origin of smuggle
Examples from the Web for smuggle
It was a high-tech attempt to smuggle in drugs and phones from the skies over a maximum-security facility.What Was This Drone Doing Over a South Carolina Prison?|Melissa Leon|August 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Egypt has blocked the tunnels Hamas formerly used to smuggle goods and weapons into Gaza—and to get its operatives out again.Israelis and Arabs Shaken by the Aftershock of Teen Murders|Miranda Frum|July 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rep. Steve King raged that this would allow illegals to “smuggle themselves into the military.”Even a Path to Citizenship for Military Volunteers Is Too Much for House Republicans|Ben Jacobs|April 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His father was executed in 1942 by a German gendarme after attempting to smuggle a packet of saccharine into the Ghetto.The Week in Death: Irving Milchberg, the Teenage Gunrunner of the Warsaw Ghetto|The Telegraph|March 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To smuggle 500 kilograms of Mexican cocaine in frozen fish from Guyana to Italy would require as many as 5,000 fish.
In my country we do not—that is, we who are of my class—we do not consider it a crime to smuggle—ah, well, a few cigars.The Eight-Oared Victors|Lester Chadwick
I would have paid a week's subscription to have been able to smuggle the 'Examiner' into my hand at that moment.Tales Of The Trains|Charles James Lever
I know, indeed, you are accustom'd to smuggle with these Rebels of mine.Benjamin Franklin|Frank Luther Mott
Hes going to smuggle them over to the tailors and have em cleaned.Left Half Harmon|Ralph Henry Barbour
Here he has only got to smuggle himself in, there he had to bring back something like a ton of oranges.Held Fast For England|G. A. Henty
Word Origin for smuggle
"import or export secretly and contrary to law," 1680s, of Low German or Dutch origin (see smuggler). Related: Smuggled; smuggling.