What does smiling mean?

Definitions for smiling
smil·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word smiling.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. smile, smiling, grin, grinning(adj)

    a facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth; usually shows pleasure or amusement

  2. beamish, smiling(a), twinkly(adj)

    smiling with happiness or optimism

    "Come to my arms, my beamish boy!"- Lewis Carroll; "a room of smiling faces"; "a round red twinkly Santa Claus"

Wiktionary

  1. smiling(Noun)

    The action of the verb to smile.

    Smiling takes fewer muscles than frowning.

  2. smiling(Adjective)

    That which smiles or has a smile.

    smiling children

Webster Dictionary

  1. Smiling

    of Smile

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Smiling

    A facial expression which may denote feelings of pleasure, affection, amusement, etc.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'smiling' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4050

How to pronounce smiling?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say smiling in sign language?

  1. smiling

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of smiling in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of smiling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of smiling in a Sentence

  1. RVM:

    Look at yourself—Are your eyes Twinkling? Is your heart Dancing? Are your lips Smiling? If yes, then you are truly enjoying Life. -RVM

  2. Igo Diarra:

    He's a piece of world heritage. It's not just Bamako, or Mali, or Africa, he was always accessible, always smiling and generous. He told people to always be very honest in their art and not follow what is fashionable, but instead to concentrate on their work and do what they love.

  3. Shige Yoshida:

    I really liked how people-oriented one manager I met seemed, he walked through the production aisles greeting and smiling at everyone.

  4. Rafiki Callixte:

    They love hip hop so much. Now, many of them are dancing to songs they have made themselves. when you see them dancing, when you see them smiling, when you see them expressing themselves, when you see them appreciating each other ... you can never think about stopping that project.

  5. Jose Sanchez:

    He kind of had like a smirk on his face, and he was kind of like laughing or smiling, it was like I was never there, because I was literally three feet from him.

Images & Illustrations of smiling

  1. smilingsmilingsmilingsmilingsmiling

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