Examples of smuggle in a Sentence
He was arrested for smuggling drugs into the country.
They smuggled immigrants across the border.
The paintings had been smuggled out of the country before the war.
We smuggled his favorite sandwich past the nurse.
Recent Examples of smuggle from the Web
Prosecutors said the 22-year NOPD veteran was killed with a gun Boys somehow smuggled into the back seat of the police vehicle.
Neighbor Craig Lowry, who was allowed into the neighborhood because his house was intact, smuggled Chris and Kim Bipes past a checkpoint to help search for the coins.
The movie, out Sept. 29, tells the story of Barry Seal, the real-life American pilot who smuggled drugs for Pablo Escobar and his cartel.
Once smuggled into the U.S., the same tusk might command $150 an inch on the black market.
In one recent 12-month period, 5,000 people were arrested for smuggling baby formula into the mainland from Hong Kong, where safety is more stringent.
Yeager, 39, was arrested Sept. 10 at the San Ysidro Port of Entry, and now faces smuggling charges.
The mystery of why Stephen Paddock smuggled an arsenal into a Las Vegas hotel room before firing into a crowd of concertgoers, killing dozens and injuring hundreds, has only deepened in the days since the massacre.
Authorities say a West Virginia grandmother has joined her grandson in jail after being accused of smuggling drugs to him behind bars.
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Origin and Etymology of smuggle
First Known Use: 1687See Words from the same year
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Definition of smuggle for Students
- They smuggled stolen goods.
- It had been my intention to smuggle a couple of sandwiches …
- —Mark Twain, A Connecticut Yankee
legal Definition of smuggle
- smuggle drugs
- convicted of smuggling weapons
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