Adjective "smiling" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈsmʌɪlɪŋ/

Definitions and examples

noun

The action or fact of smiling.

    adjective

    Having or characterized by a smile.
    1. 'smiling groves and terraces'

    Definitions

    1. to assume a facial expression indicating pleasure, favor, or amusement, but sometimes derision or scorn, characterized by an upturning of the corners of the mouth.

    2. to regard with favor: Luck smiled on us that night.

    3. to have a pleasant or agreeable appearance or aspect, as natural scenes, objects, etc.: The landscape smiled in the sunlight. verb (used with object), smiled, smiling.

    4. to assume or give (a smile, especially of a given

    More examples(as adjective)

    "faces can be smiling."

    "people can be smiling."

    "backs can be smiling."

    "eyes can be smiling."

    "presidents can be smiling."

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    Origin

    (smile)