English dictionary


smack |smæk| — a blow from a flat object (as an open hand)

smacker |ˈsmækər| — a loud kiss

smacking |ˈsmækɪŋ| — the act of smacking something; a blow delivered with an open hand

small |smɔːl| — the slender part of the back

small-bore |bɔːr| — (of a firearm) Having a small caliber.

small-business  — A privately-owned and operated business with relatively small turnover and staff numbers, typically seen as constituting part of a specific commercial or economic sector.

small-cap |ˈsmɒlˌkæp| — of stocks of companies with a market capitalization of less than one billion dollars

small-minded |smɔːl ˈmaɪndɪd| — contemptibly narrow in outlook

small-scale |smɔːlˈskeɪl| — created or drawn on a small scale

small-time |ˈsmɔːlˈtaɪm| — of minor importance

small-town |ˈsmɒlˌtɑːwn| — Alternative form of small-town.

smallclothes  — 18th century knee-breeches

smallholder |ˈsmɔːrlhəʊldər| — a person owning or renting a smallholding

smallholding |ˈsmɔːlhəʊldɪŋ| — a piece of land under 50 acres that is sold or let to someone for cultivation

smallpox |ˈsmɔːlpɑːks| — a highly contagious viral disease characterized by fever and weakness and skin eruption with pustules that form scabs that slough off leaving scars

smallsword  — A small sword

smalt |smɑːlt| — a deep blue pigment made from powdered glass mixed with cobalt oxide

smarm |smɑːrm| — excessive but superficial compliments given with affected charm

smarmy |ˈsmɑːrmɪ| — unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech

smart |smɑːrt| — a kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore

smart-alecky |ˈsmɑːtˈælɪkɪ| — Having the quality of a smart-aleck; rude, disrespectful

smart-money |ˈsmɑːtˌmʌnɪ| — experienced, well-informed investors, gamblers etc considered as a group

smarten |ˈsmɑːrtn| — To make smarter in appearance; to refurbish or spruce up

smartish |ˈsmɑːrtɪʃ| — Rather smart

smartly |ˈsmɑrtlɪ| — in a clever manner

smartness |ˈsmɑːrtnəs| — a kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore

smarty |ˈsmɑːtɪ| — An obnoxiously clever or quick-witted person; a smart aleck.

smash |smæʃ| — a vigorous blow

smash up |ˈsmæʃ ʌp| — damage or destroy as if by violence

smash-hit  — (idiomatic) Something that is tremendously popular or successful.

smash-up |ˈsmæʃ ʌp| — a serious collision (especially of motor vehicles)

smashed |smæʃt| — very drunk

smasher |ˈsmæʃər| — a person who smashes something

smashing |ˈsmæʃɪŋ| — the act of breaking something into small pieces

smatter |ˈsmætər| — work with in an amateurish manner

smattering |ˈsmætərɪŋ| — a small number or amount

smear |smɪr| — slanderous defamation

smeared |ˈsmɪrd| — simple past tense and past participle of smear

smeary |ˈsmiːriː| — Having smears

smectite |ˈsmektaɪt| — (mineralogy) Any of many clay phyllosilicate minerals that have a relatively open structure

smell |smel| — the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form

smell out |ˈsmel ˈaʊt| — recognize or detect by or as if by smelling

smeller |ˈsmelər| — Someone or something that smells, that detects scent

smelling |ˈsmelɪŋ| — the act of perceiving the odor of something

smelling-salts |ˈsmelɪŋ sɒlts| — plural form of smelling salt

smelly |ˈsmelɪ| — offensively malodorous

smelt |smelt| — small cold-water silvery fish; migrate between salt and fresh water

smelted |ˈsmeltɪd| — simple past tense and past participle of smelt

smelter |ˈsmeltər| — an industrial plant for smelting

smeltery |ˈsmeltəriː| — an industrial plant for smelting

smew |smjuː| — smallest merganser and most expert diver; found in northern Eurasia

smidgen |ˈsmɪdʒən| — a tiny or scarcely detectable amount

smile |smaɪl| — a facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth; usually shows pleasure or amusement

smiling |ˈsmaɪlɪŋ| — a facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth; usually shows pleasure or amusement

smirch |smɜːtʃ| — a blemish made by dirt

smirk |smɜːrk| — a smile expressing smugness or scorn instead of pleasure

smite |smaɪt| — inflict a heavy blow on, with the hand, a tool, or a weapon

smith |smɪθ| — Rhodesian statesman who declared independence of Zimbabwe from Great Britain (born in 1919)

smithereens |ˌsmɪðəˈriːnz| — a collection of small fragments considered as a whole

smithers |ˈsmɪðərz| — plural form of smither

smithy |ˈsmɪθɪ| — a workplace where metal is worked by heating and hammering

smitten |ˈsmɪtn| — (used in combination) affected by something overwhelming

smock |smɑːk| — a loose coverall (coat or frock) reaching down to the ankles

smock-frock |ˈsmɒkˈfrɒk| — A coarse frock, or shirt, worn over other clothing, as by farm labourers.

smog |smɑːɡ| — air pollution by a mixture of smoke and fog

smoke |sməʊk| — a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas

smoke out |sməʊk ˈaʊt| — drive out with smoke

smoke-dried |ˈsməʊk draɪd| — (used especially of meats and fish) dried and cured by hanging in wood smoke

smoke-free  — free of smoke

smoke-screen |ˈsməʊk skriːn| — Alternative form of smokescreen.

smoked |sməʊkt| — (used especially of meats and fish) dried and cured by hanging in wood smoke

smokehouse |ˈsməʊkhaʊs| — a small house where smoke is used to cure meat or fish

smokeless |ˈsməʊkləs| — emitting or containing little or no smoke

smoker |ˈsməʊkər| — a person who smokes tobacco

smokescreen |ˈsməʊkskriːn| — (military) screen consisting of a cloud of smoke that obscures movements

smokestack |ˈsməʊkstæk| — a large tall chimney through which combustion gases and smoke can be evacuated

smoking |ˈsməʊkɪŋ| — the act of smoking tobacco or other substances

smoking-car |ˈsməʊkɪŋ kɑːrr| — A railroad car in which smoking is allowed.

smoking-room |ˈsməʊkɪŋ ruːm| — A room designated for people who wish to smoke.

smoky |ˈsməʊkɪ| — tasting of smoke

smolder |ˈsməʊldər| — a fire that burns with thick smoke but no flame

smoldering |ˈsməʊldərɪŋ| — showing scarcely suppressed anger

smooch |smuːtʃ| — an enthusiastic kiss

smooth |smuːð| — the act of smoothing

smooth-faced |ˈsmuːð feɪst| — lacking hair on the face

smooth-spoken |smuːð ˈspəʊkən| — expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively

smooth-tongued |ˈsmuːð tʌŋd| — artfully persuasive in speech

smoothen |ˈsmuːðən| — make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing

smoother |ˈsmuːðər| — a power tool used for sanding wood; an endless loop of sandpaper is moved at high speed by an electric motor

smoothie |ˈsmuːðɪ| — someone with an assured and ingratiating manner

smoothing-iron |ˈsmuːðɪŋ aɪən| — A heated appliance that is used to smooth clothing and other items after washing and (usually, partially) drying.

smoothly |ˈsmuːðlɪ| — with no problems or difficulties

smoothness |ˈsmuːðnəs| — a texture without roughness; smooth to the touch

smote |sməʊt| — Simple past tense of smite.

smother |ˈsmʌðər| — a confused multitude of things

smothery |ˈsmʌðəriː| — Tending to smother; stifling.

smoulder |ˈsməʊldər| — a fire that burns with thick smoke but no flame

smouldering |ˈsməʊldərɪŋ| — showing scarcely suppressed anger

smudge |smʌdʒ| — a smoky fire to drive away insects

smudgy |ˈsmʌdʒɪ| — smeared with something that soils or stains; these words are often used in combination

smug |smʌɡ| — marked by excessive complacency or self-satisfaction

smuggle |ˈsmʌɡl| — import or export without paying customs duties

smuggled |ˈsmʌɡəld| — distributed or sold illicitly

smuggler |ˈsmʌɡlər| — someone who imports or exports without paying duties

smuggling |ˈsmʌɡəlɪŋ| — secretly importing prohibited goods or goods on which duty is due

smugness |ˈsmʌɡnəs| — an excessive feeling of self-satisfaction

smut |smʌt| — a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink

smutch |smʌtʃ| — make a smudge on; soil by smudging

smutty |ˈsmʌtɪ| — characterized by obscenity

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