What does smuggle mean?

Definitions for smuggleˈsmʌg əl

Here are all the 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

Images & Illustrations of smuggle

  1. smugglesmugglesmuggle


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