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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. (botany) of the margin of a leaf shape; not broken up into teeth
     
  3. (music) without breaks between notes; flowing and connected
    "a smooth passage";
    - legato
     
  4. Of motion that runs or flows or proceeds without jolts or turbulence
    "a smooth ride"
     
  5. Smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication
    "the manager pacified the customer with a smooth apology for the error";
    - politic, suave, bland
     
  6. Unconstrained and flowing smoothly in movement
    "a long, smooth stride";
    - fluent, fluid, liquid
     
  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: smoother, smoothest, smoothed, smooths, smoothing

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, Steve