smile

noun

  • 1

    A broad smile.

    • grinning face emoji
    • grinning cat face emoji
      • informal
  • 2

    A radiant or good-natured look or smile.

  • 3

    A pleased, kind, or amused facial expression, typically with the corners of the mouth turned up and the front teeth exposed.

  • 4

    A smug, conceited, or silly smile.

    • smirking face emoji
    • cat face with wry smile emoji
      • informal

verb

  • 5

    Smile broadly.

    • grinning face emoji
    • grinning cat face emoji
      • informal
  • 6

    Form one's features into a pleased, kind, or amused expression, typically with the corners of the mouth turned up and the front teeth exposed.

  • 7

    Smile radiantly.

  • 8

    Smile in an irritatingly smug, conceited, or silly way.

    • smirking face emoji
    • cat face with wry smile emoji
      • informal

Dialects

Emoji One Apple Twemoji Facebook Messenger Google
Emoji One's grinning face emoji Apple's grinning face emoji Twemoji's grinning face emoji Facebook's grinning face emoji Messenger's grinning face emoji Google's grinning face emoji
Emoji One's beaming face with smiling eyes emoji Apple's beaming face with smiling eyes emoji Twemoji's beaming face with smiling eyes emoji Facebook's beaming face with smiling eyes emoji Messenger's beaming face with smiling eyes emoji Google's beaming face with smiling eyes emoji
Emoji One's slightly smiling face emoji Apple's slightly smiling face emoji Twemoji's slightly smiling face emoji Facebook's slightly smiling face emoji Messenger's slightly smiling face emoji Google's slightly smiling face emoji
Emoji One's smirking face emoji Apple's smirking face emoji Twemoji's smirking face emoji Facebook's smirking face emoji Messenger's smirking face emoji Google's smirking face emoji
Emoji One's grinning cat face emoji Apple's grinning cat face emoji Twemoji's grinning cat face emoji Facebook's grinning cat face emoji Messenger's grinning cat face emoji Google's grinning cat face emoji
Emoji One's cat face with wry smile emoji Apple's cat face with wry smile emoji Twemoji's cat face with wry smile emoji Facebook's cat face with wry smile emoji Messenger's cat face with wry smile emoji Google's cat face with wry smile emoji

Origin

Middle English: perhaps of Scandinavian origin; related to smirk.

Pronunciation

  • smile /smʌɪl/