- The definition of smooth is even, flat and not rough.
- An example of smooth is a baby's skin.
- An example of smooth is a gravy with no lumps.
- Smooth is defined as to get rid of wrinkles, lumps or ridges in something.
An example of smooth is to iron a piece of clothing.
What can be smoother than this baby's skin?
smooth definition by Webster's New World
- having an even or level surface; having no roughness or projections that can be seen or felt
- having its projections leveled by wear: a smooth tire
- having an even consistency; without lumps: a smooth paste
- even, calm, or gentle in flow or movement: a smooth voyage
- free from interruptions, obstacles, difficulties, etc.: smooth progress
- not easily agitated or ruffled; calm; serene: a smooth temper
- free from hair, beard, etc.
- pleasing to the taste; not sharp or harsh; bland
- having an easy, gentle, flowing rhythm or sound
- ☆ suave, polished, or ingratiating, esp. in a flattering, insincere way
- ☆ Informal polished; competent: a smooth dancer
- Slang very pleasant, attractive, or enjoyable
- Mech. having relatively little friction
- Phonet. articulated without aspiration
Origin: Middle English smothe ; from Old English smoth, for earlier smethe ; from Germanic an unverified form smanthi ; from Indo-European an unverified form som-, together ; from base an unverified form sem-, together, same
- to make level or even
- to remove the lumps from
- to remove wrinkles from by pressing
- to free from interruptions, difficulties, etc.; make easy
- to make calm or serene; soothe
- to make less crude; polish or refine
- something smooth; smooth part
- an act of smoothing
smooth definition by American Heritage Dictionary
adjective smooth·er, smooth·est
- Having a surface free from irregularities, roughness, or projections; even. See Synonyms at level.
- Having a fine texture: a smooth fabric.
- a. Free from hair, whiskers, or stubble: felt his smooth cheek after the close shave.b. Having a short dense flat coat. Used of dogs.
- Having an even consistency: a smooth pudding.
- Having an even or gentle motion or movement: a smooth ride.
- Having no obstructions or difficulties: a smooth operation.
- Serene: a smooth temperament.
- Bland: a smooth wine.
- Ingratiatingly polite and agreeable.
- Having no grossness or coarseness in dress or manner.
- To make (something) even, level, or unwrinkled.
- To rid of obstructions, hindrances, or difficulties.
- To soothe or tranquilize; make calm.
- To make less harsh or crude; refine.
- The act of smoothing.
- A smooth surface or part.
Origin: Middle English smothe, from Old English smōth.
- smoothˈer noun
- smoothˈly adverb
- smoothˈness noun
smooth - Phrases/Idioms