A member of an anti-hippie fashion movement in 1970s Britain.
(statistics) The analysis obtained through a smoothing procedure.
- to remove (difficulties, obstacles, etc.)
- to make or become smooth, or even, level, calm, etc.
- to relieve or resolve the tension in (a conflict or situation)
Other Word Forms of Smooth
Origin of Smooth
From Middle English smoothe, smothe, smethe, from Old English smōþ, smōþe (“smooth, serene, calm, unruffled") and Old English smēþe (“smooth, polished, soft, without roughness or inequalities of surface, without discomfort or annoyance, suave, agreeable, avoiding offence, not irritating, not harsh, melodious, harmonious, lenitive"), both from Proto-Germanic *smanþaz, *smanþiz (“smooth, soft"), of unknown origin. Cognate with Scots smuith (“smooth"), Low German smode, smoede, smoe (“smooth"), Low German smödig (“smooth, malleable, ductile").
Middle English smothe from Old English smōth
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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