What does smiling mean?

Definitions for smiling
smil·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. smile, smiling, grin, grinningadjective

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

  2. beamish, smiling(a), twinklyadjective

    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. smilingnoun

    The action of the verb to smile.

    Smiling takes fewer muscles than frowning.

  2. smilingadjective

    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

Anagrams for smiling »

  1. sliming

  2. simling

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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. 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.

  2. Scott C. Holstad:

    We look through the sights, squeeze the trigger and the toy soldiers go flying, dying hard but smiling in the process. The toy maker should be laughing the whole way to the bank but Nietzsche said he was dead too.

  3. Kathie Lee Gifford:

    At both weddings, we felt Frank just smiling, he had an aerial view, I think.

  4. Destini Jackson:

    She’s absolutely the sweetest, funniest, inspirational baby I’ve ever laid eyes on, she automatically captures your heart and you can see the determination in her. She’s so bubbly and even when she’s in pain, she’s constantly smiling and never lets anything keep her down.

  5. Michael Zwick:

    It was a terrible thing to hear, michael Zwick was so sweet, always smiling, always saying nice things.

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