adjective see smile II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Smileless — Smile less, a. Not having a smile. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • smileless — adjective Without a smile, unsmiling …   Wiktionary

  • smileless — smile·less …   English syllables

  • smileless — …   Useful english dictionary

  • smile — smileless, adj. smilelessly, adv. smilelessness, n. smiler, n. smilingly, adv. /smuyl/, v., smiled, smiling, n. v.i. 1. to assume a facial expression indicating pleasure, favor, or amusement, but sometimes derision or scorn, characterized by an… …   Universalium

  • smile — I. verb (smiled; smiling) Etymology: Middle English; akin to Old English smerian to laugh, Sanskrit smayate he smiles Date: 14th century intransitive verb 1. to have, produce, or exhibit a smile 2. a. to look or regard with amusement or ridicule… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • smile — v. & n. v. 1 intr. relax the features into a pleased or kind or gently sceptical expression or a forced imitation of these, usu. with the lips parted and the corners of the mouth turned up. 2 tr. express by smiling (smiled their consent). 3 tr.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • smilelessly — adverb see smileless …   Useful english dictionary

  • smilelessness — noun see smileless …   Useful english dictionary

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