Definitions for smuggleˈsmʌg əl

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word smuggle

Princeton's WordNet

  1. smuggle(verb)

    import or export without paying customs duties

    "She smuggled cigarettes across the border"

Wiktionary

  1. smuggle(Verb)

    To import or export, illicitly or by stealth, without paying lawful customs charges or duties

  2. smuggle(Verb)

    To bring in surreptitiously

  3. smuggle(Verb)

    To thrash or be thrashed by a bear's claws, or to swipe at or be swiped at by a person's arms in a bearlike manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Smuggle(verb)

    to import or export secretly, contrary to the law; to import or export without paying the duties imposed by law; as, to smuggle lace

  2. Smuggle(verb)

    fig.: To convey or introduce clandestinely

  3. Smuggle(verb)

    to import or export in violation of the customs laws

  4. Origin: [Of Low German or Scand. origin; cf. LG. smuggeln, D. smokkelen, G. schmuggeln, Dan. smugle, Sw. smyga to introduce or convey secretly, Dan. i smug secretly, D. smuigen to eat in secret, AS. smgan to creep. See Smock.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Smuggle

    smug′l, v.t. to import or export without paying the legal duty: to convey secretly.—ns. Smugg′ler, one who smuggles: a vessel used in smuggling; Smugg′ling, defrauding the government of revenue by the evasion of custom-duties or excise-taxes. [Low Ger. smuggeln, cog. with Ger. schmuggeln; Dut. smuigen, to eat secretly.]

  2. Smuggle

    smug′l, v.t. to fondle, cuddle.

Anagrams for smuggle »

  1. muggles, Muggles

  2. Muggles

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of smuggle in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of smuggle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Twafik Alskir:

    A Russian-flagged oil tanker was captured this afternoon when it tried to smuggle oil off Zawara.

  2. Abu Abdulla:

    At least 100 drivers were killed trying to smuggle crude into Syria. Drivers are refusing to go because the smuggling route between Mosul and Syria has became a death trap.

  3. State Department spokesman Mark Toner:

    We reject outright the premise that the Turkish government is in league with ISIL to smuggle oil across its borders, we frankly see no evidence, none, to support such an accusation.

  4. Mark Toner:

    We reject outright the premise that the Turkish Government is in league with ISIL to smuggle oil across its borders, and we frankly see no evidence – none – to support such an accusation.

  5. Geert Wilders:

    Only if migrants know they will never succeed and never reach Europe will they stop coming, they will not drown, and the criminals who smuggle them in those boats will not get their money any more.

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