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Adjective: smooth (smoother,smoothest)  smoodh
  1. Having a surface free from roughness, bumps, ridges or irregularities
    "smooth skin"; "a smooth tabletop"; "smooth fabric"; "a smooth road"; "water as smooth as a mirror"
     
  2. Smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication
    "the manager pacified the customer with a smooth apology for the error";
    - politic, suave, bland
     
  3. (botany) of the margin of a leaf shape; not broken up into teeth
     
  4. Unconstrained and flowing smoothly in movement
    "a long, smooth stride";
    - fluent, fluid, liquid
     
  5. (music) without breaks between notes; flowing and connected
    "a smooth passage";
    - legato
     
  6. Of motion that runs or flows or proceeds without jolts or turbulence
    "a smooth ride"
     
  7. Lacking obstructions or difficulties
    "the bill's path through the legislature was smooth and orderly"
     
  8. (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves
    "a smooth channel crossing";
    - placid, quiet, still, tranquil, unruffled
     
  9. (of a drink) having a pleasantly rounded flavour; neither rough nor astringent
Verb: smooth (smooths, also smooths)  smoodh
  1. Make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing
    "smooth the surface of the wood";
    - smoothen
     
  2. Make (a surface) shiny
    "smooth my shoes";
    - polish, smoothen, shine
     
  3. Free from obstructions
    "smooth the way towards peace negotiations";
    - smooth out
Noun: smooth  smoodh
  1. The act of smoothing
    "he gave his hair a quick smooth"

Derived forms: smooths, smoothing, smoothest, smoother, smoothed

See also: aerodynamic, calm, compound, creaseless, diplomatic, diplomatical, easy, entire, even, even-textured, fast, fine, fine-textured, flowing, glassy, graceful, ironed, repand, seamless, simple, sinuate, sleek, slippery, slippy, smooth over, smooth-textured, streamlined, uncreased, undulate, unlined, unnotched, unseamed, unsubdivided, untoothed, velvet, velvet-textured, velvety

Type of: accomplishment, achievement, beautify, change surface, disembarrass, embellish, fancify, free, prettify, rid

Antonym: rough, roughen

Encyclopedia: Smooth