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1. smooth

adjective. ['ˈsmuːð'] having a surface free from roughness or bumps or ridges or irregularities.

Synonyms

  • streamlined
  • fine
  • flowing
  • uncreased
  • even
  • even-textured
  • seamless
  • glassy
  • fast
  • smooth-textured
  • velvet-textured
  • fine-textured
  • aerodynamic
  • creaseless
  • ironed
  • unseamed
  • sleek
  • unlined
  • slippy
  • velvety
  • slippery

Antonyms

  • coarse
  • unironed
  • uneven
  • nonslippery

Etymology

  • smoothe (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Smooth

  • soothe
  • boothe

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A common misspelling of smooth is smoothe

Example sentences of the word smooth


1. Adjective
Comb through each section as you work to make sure the hair is smooth and even.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Brush the hair smooth.

3. Verb, base form
Use sand paper to smooth down the edges of the tiles.

Quotes containing the word smooth


1. The course of true love never did run smooth.
- William Shakespeare

2. Success can make you go one of two ways. It can make you a prima donna - or it can smooth the edges, take away the insecurities, let the nice things come out.
- Barbara Walters

3. The course of true love never did run smooth.
- William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream

2. smooth

verb. ['ˈsmuːð'] make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing.

Synonyms

  • rub
  • change surface
  • sandblast
  • file
  • strip
  • sand
  • launch
  • sandpaper
  • smoothen
  • plane
  • float

Antonyms

  • consume
  • unfixed
  • pervious
  • noncausative

Etymology

  • smoothe (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. smooth

adjective. ['ˈsmuːð'] smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication.

Synonyms

  • diplomatical
  • politic
  • diplomatic
  • suave

Antonyms

  • thick
  • impure
  • sunrise
  • night

Etymology

  • smoothe (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. smooth

adjective. ['ˈsmuːð'] smooth and unconstrained in movement.

Synonyms

  • fluent
  • fluid
  • liquid

Antonyms

  • variability
  • unevenness
  • unsteady
  • unequal

Etymology

  • smoothe (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. smooth

verb. ['ˈsmuːð'] make (a surface) shine.

Synonyms

  • slick
  • rub
  • furbish
  • polish
  • buff
  • embellish
  • burnish
  • Simonize
  • smoothen
  • gloss
  • Simonise
  • beautify
  • prettify
  • shine
  • sleek

Antonyms

  • gradual
  • unhurried
  • moral
  • unfaithful

Etymology

  • smoothe (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. smooth

adjective. ['ˈsmuːð'] of the margin of a leaf shape; not broken up into teeth.

Synonyms

  • entire
  • compound
  • unnotched
  • sinuate
  • undulate
  • repand
  • unsubdivided
  • untoothed

Antonyms

  • simple
  • rough
  • asymmetrical
  • incoherent

Etymology

  • smoothe (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. smooth

adjective. ['ˈsmuːð'] (music) without breaks between notes; smooth and connected.

Antonyms

  • seamed

Etymology

  • smoothe (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. smooth

noun. ['ˈsmuːð'] the act of smoothing.

Synonyms

  • achievement

Antonyms

  • full
  • slow

Etymology

  • smoothe (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. smooth

adjective. ['ˈsmuːð'] (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves.

Synonyms

  • unruffled
  • still
  • calm
  • tranquil
  • placid

Antonyms

  • hard
  • inefficient
  • unsatisfactory
  • imprecise

Etymology

  • smoothe (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. smooth

adjective. ['ˈsmuːð'] lacking obstructions or difficulties.

Antonyms

  • inelegant

Etymology

  • smoothe (Middle English (1100-1500))
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