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, 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

How to pronounce smiling?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Vikrant Parsai:

    Don’t trust in smile every time because evil always enters smiling.

  2. Demetrius Griffin:

    He let off eight rounds, reloaded, let off another eight, reloaded again, he was very docile. In his facial expression, no smiling, laughing, talking.

  3. United States:

    American people were so kind to me, when I come to United States,( it was) the first time I had experienced people smiling at me and not knowing me. They just looked at me and smiled, and that stuck in my heart.

  4. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes in The Copper Beeches:

    It is my belief, Watson, founded upon my experience, that the lowest and vilest alleys in London do not present a more dreadful record of sin than does the smiling and beautiful countryside.

  5. Patty Hearst:

    Tell everybody that I'm smiling, that I feel free and strong and I send my greetings and love to all the sisters and brothers out there

Images & Illustrations of smiling

  1. smilingsmilingsmilingsmilingsmiling

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smiling#10000#11706#100000

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    a decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody
    • A. abrade
    • B. monish
    • C. excogitate
    • D. descant

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