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Adjective: smiling  smI-ling
  1. With a face showing happiness, friendliness or optimism
    "a room of smiling faces";
    - beamish, twinkly, smiley
Noun: smiling  smI-ling
  1. A facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth; usually shows pleasure or amusement
    - smile, grin, grinning
Verb: smile  smI(-u)l
  1. Change one's facial expression by spreading the lips, often to signal pleasure
  2. Express with a smile
    "She smiled her thanks"

Derived forms: smilings

See also: cheerful

Type of: evince [formal], express, facial expression, facial gesture, grimace, make a face, pull a face, show

Encyclopedia: Smiling

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