smiling

Definitions of smiling
  1. noun
    a facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth; usually shows pleasure or amusement
    synonyms: grin, grinning, smile
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    types:
    simper
    a silly self-conscious smile
    smirk
    a smile expressing smugness or scorn instead of pleasure
    type of:
    facial expression, facial gesture
    a gesture executed with the facial muscles
  2. adjective
    smiling with happiness or optimism
    “a room of smiling faces”
    synonyms: beamish, twinkly
    cheerful
    being full of or promoting cheer; having or showing good spirits
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