smooth - definition and synonyms


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  1. 1
    completely even with no rough areas or lumps

    A baby’s skin is as smooth as silk.

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  2. 2
    a smooth ride in a vehicle does not shake or frighten you

    a smooth flight/voyage/ride

    1. a.
      a smooth movement is easy and well controlled

      With a smooth swing, he hit the ball.

  3. 3
    a smooth drink or flavour is not too strong or bitter, and tastes good

    a smooth whisky

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  4. 5
    showing disapproval relaxed and confident in a way that usually persuades people to do things. This word shows that you do not trust people like this

    Steven’s a bit too smooth for my liking.

    a smooth operator (=someone you cannot trust)

  5. 6
    medical smooth muscle is the type of muscle that you have in the walls of organs such as your stomach, intestine or blood vessels