smooth operator

Definition of smooth operator

informal

  1. :  someone who is relaxed, confident, and pleasant in a way that may be intended to deceive people

Word by Word Definitions

smoothplay
  1. :  having a continuous even surface

    :  being the representation of a function with a continuous first derivative

    :  having or being a short even coat of hair — compare rough, wirehaired

  1. :  to make smooth

    :  to free from what is harsh or disagreeable :  polish

    :  soothe

  1. :  a smooth part

    :  the act of smoothing

    :  a smoothing implement

operatorplay
  1. :  one that operates: such as

    :  one that operates a machine or device

    :  one that operates a business


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