Thesaurus

smile

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of smile

  1. 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 of smile beam, grin Words Related to smile laugh, simper; smirk, sneer Near Antonyms of smile grimace; frown, glare, gloom, glower, lower (also lour), scowl; pout, sulk

  2. 2 to express scornful amusement by means of facial contortions smiled at their ridiculous antics and walked away in disgust Synonyms of smile laugh, sneer, snicker, sniggerWords Related to smile sniff, snort; catcall, deride, gibe (or jibe), hoot, insult, jeer, mock, ridicule; decry, despise, disdain; scoff (at), scorn; bad-mouth, belittle, disparage, pooh-pooh (also pooh), put down; heckle, jive, razz, rib, ride, taunt, tease, torment



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