verb (used with object), smug·gled, smug·gling.
verb (used without object), smug·gled, smug·gling.
Origin of smuggle
Examples from the Web for smuggling
Ex-hippie Billy Hayes was busted for smuggling hash and thrown in a terrifying Turkish prison.The Unbelievable (True) Story of the World’s Most Infamous Hash Smuggler|Marlow Stern|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Smuggling diesel into Turkey is a major source of ISIS revenue.
A Peruvian court subsequently convicted him of smuggling $150,000 out of the country and he was given a two-year prison sentence.
After years of Venezuelans smuggling cheap gas into Colombia for generous profits, Venezuela closes the whole border each night.Venezuela Now Has Toilet Paper but No Breast Implants|Jason Batansky|September 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
While there has always been smuggling in the region, the volume now is striking.Is NATO Ally Turkey Tacitly Fueling the ISIS War Machine?|Thomas Seibert|September 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And with respect to smuggling, they command us to render tribute to whom tribute is due, custom to whom custom.Christmas Stories|Edward Berens
The Mountain contented itself with smuggling a protest into the pockets of the President of the Assembly.
The Servian Government will increase the severity and scope of its measures against the smuggling of arms and explosives.The Evidence in the Case|James M. Beck
But, of course, smuggling was still very far from being dead, and the Revenue cruisers had always to be on the alert.King's Cutters and Smugglers 1700-1855|E. Keble Chatterton
Several of them had succeeded in smuggling bowie-knives into prison.Andersonville, Volume 2|John McElroy
British Dictionary definitions for smuggling
Word Origin for smuggle
Word Origin and History for smuggling
"import or export secretly and contrary to law," 1680s, of Low German or Dutch origin (see smuggler). Related: Smuggled; smuggling.