smile


smile

verb

Definition of SMILE

1
to express an emotion (as amusement) by curving the lips upward <the soldier smiled in pleasure when he saw the giant sign welcoming him home>
Synonyms beam, grin
Related Words laugh, simper; smirk, sneer
Near Antonyms grimace; frown, glare, gloom, glower, lower (also lour), scowl; pout, sulk
2
to express scornful amusement by means of facial contortions <smiled at their ridiculous antics and walked away in disgust>

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