(v. i.) To express amusement, pleasure, moderate joy, or love and kindness, by the features of the face; to laugh silently.
(v. i.) To express slight contempt by a look implying sarcasm or pity; to sneer.
(v. i.) To look gay and joyous; to have an appearance suited to excite joy; as, smiling spring; smiling plenty.
(v. i.) To be propitious or favorable; to favor; to countenance; -- often with on; as, to smile on one's labors.
(v. t.) To express by a smile; as, to smile consent; to smile a welcome to visitors.
(v. t.) To affect in a certain way with a smile.
(v. i.) The act of smiling; a peculiar change or brightening of the face, which expresses pleasure, moderate joy, mirth, approbation, or kindness; -- opposed to frown.
(v. i.) A somewhat similar expression of countenance, indicative of satisfaction combined with malevolent feelings, as contempt, scorn, etc; as, a scornful smile.
(v. i.) Favor; countenance; propitiousness; as, the smiles of Providence.
(v. i.) Gay or joyous appearance; as, the smiles of spring.
(1) But mention the words "eurozone crisis" to other Finns, and you could be rewarded with little more than a confused, albeit friendly, smile.
(2) But after 26.2 miles of pain it may be harder to keep that smile on his face.
(3) Speed's mother said she had watched again some television footage of her son before his death and realised his smile didn't seem genuine as "it didn't extend to his eyes".
(4) But there she sits with a strained smile as he serenades her before an audience of millions.
(5) I remind him that he had been unhappy with the penalty awarded to Barcelona in the Champions League game at Wembley last season, and he smiles.
(6) He was a fixture at Trump rallies, where he met chants of “Lock her up” against Hillary Clinton with a smile.
(7) I didn’t see him tonight,” smiled the alderman.
(8) Gough, as the degenerate black sheep of an English family trying to blackmail an American adulterer, would curl a long lip into a sneering smile, which became a characteristic of this fine actor's style.
(9) That’s before you even begin to consider the sort of outfits, polite eating and staged photos that guarantee I end up with a bleeding foot, skirt tucked into my knickers, mint in my teeth and a fixed smile last seen on a taxidermied pike.
(10) "Anne Hathaway at least tried to sing and dance and preen along to the goings on, but Franco seemed distant, uninterested and content to keep his Cheshire-cat-meets-smug smile on display throughout."
(11) But that doesn't mean that I can't make jokes about it, or help noticing the smiles on women's faces whenever this case is mentioned.
(12) "He would say he was a peaceful man, whose smile gives hope."
(13) When he smiles, he looks as cute and gummy as a newborn.
(14) I know I am loved by some clubs, especially one, and in Spain the situation is a bit different because some people hate me," Mourinho continued, adding with a smile: "And many of you are in this room."
(15) Expressions that included muscular activity around the eyes in addition to the smiling lips occurred more often when people were actually enjoying themselves as compared with when enjoyment was feigned to conceal negative emotions.
(16) Blue jean baby, LA lady, seamstress for the band Pretty eyed, pirate smile, you’ll marry a music man Ballerina, you must have seen her, dancing in the sand And now she’s in me, always with me, tiny dancer in my hand For a moment it seemed possible that the person about to get out of the plane was a man of subtle taste and kindness, a man who could appreciate such beauty, who was secure enough in himself to set his arrival in Sacramento to the soundtrack of a 45-year-old song by a gay troubadour.
(17) Singh said a smiling Mandela had asked "Is that me?"
(18) He smiled enigmatically when the questions turned to Greece and the possibility of a country leaving the euro, before dismissing such talk as "not being the working assumption of mine or any government".
(19) He was alive, he was walking unaided, and he was smiling.
(20) While there are smiles in the Ennis-Hill household, the organisers of the Commonwealth Games will be ruing the loss of a major star – especially as Britain's 5,000m and 10,000m Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah has admitted that the games are "not on my list" for 2014, and the 100m world record holder Usain Bolt is yet to commit.
(n.) One who smiles.
(1) Alton Towers has a long record of safe operation and as we reopen, we are committed to ensuring that the public can again visit us with confidence.” A spokesman for the park said that said that X-Sector, the high-octane section of that park where the Smiler is based, would remain closed until further notice.
(2) We do understand that there has been an accident, but we’ve been here loads of times before and there’s never been anything, so it hasn’t worried us.” All three were disappointed that the Smiler was closed.
(3) Four engineers on the day had not read or seen the Smiler’s operation instructions, the court heard, and two had not seen the ride’s risk assessment.
(4) In 12 to 18 months’ time I believe Alton Towers will be back to where it was.” He offered no update on the future of the Smiler rollercoaster.
(5) Alton Towers to open 'groundbreaking' virtual reality rollercoaster Read more The Staffordshire theme park was beginning its first season since 16 people were injured in the Smiler accident , with its owner hoping to make a fresh start in spite of opposition from some of the victims.
(6) World Peace Is None of Your Business: tracklisting World Peace is None of Your Business Neal Cassady Drops Dead Istanbul I’m Not a Man Earth Is the Loneliest Planet Staircase at the University The Bullfighter Dies Kiss Me a Lot Smiler With Knife Kick the Bride Down the Aisle Mountjoy Oboe Concerto
(7) Bates was the embodiment of Chaucer's "smiler with the knife under the cloak"; and it was this mixture of charm and menace that was to reappear throughout his career.
(8) Loishana Ani, 18, stands next to the 14-loop Smiler rollercoaster, closed since an incident in which four people were seriously hurt .
(9) A whole area of the theme park, the X-Sector, where Smiler is based, remained cordoned off.
(10) One former Alton Towers employee explained that the Smiler could have up to five cars moving around the track all at once and a “block system” run by sensors prevented two cars entering specific sections at the same time.
(11) Queues for the Smiler were advertised at 90 minutes by 1pm yesterday, although most of the other rides were much less popular.
(12) During a previous scare, 16 journalists were left stranded on the Smiler for about 30 minutes on a preview ride before it opened to the public in May 2013.
(13) Yet Tourre was unflustered – in fact, he proved to be something of a smiler, wearing a faint smirk through opening exchanges in which senators made blustery statements of outrage over the excesses of Wall Street's wealthiest investment bank.
(14) Two passengers on the Smiler ride had legs amputated after their carriage collided with a stationary carriage on the same track at the Staffordshire theme park on 2 June, while three others were also seriously injured.
(15) This is more than just a physical rollercoaster, this is really going to be something that plays with your mind,” John Wardley, Smiler’s designer, said at the time.
(16) Daniel Thorpe, 27, was named on social media by his father, Martin, as having been in the front row of the £18m Smiler ride when it collided at 20mph with a stationary test car on Tuesday.
(17) Opened in 2013, the Smiler rollercoaster was Alton Towers’ star attraction, breaking the previous world record for the most inversions in a rollercoaster.
(18) An investigation attributed the crash on The Smiler ride to “human error” , and visitor numbers to the 200-hectare (500-acre) theme park have plunged since the incident.
(19) Footage of the Alton Towers rollercoaster crash that left five passengers with life-changing injuries has been released for the first time, showing the moment a full carriage collided at high speed with an empty train on the Smiler ride in June last year.
(20) The £18m Smiler ride, described as “the world’s first 14-looping rollercoaster” on its official website, opened in May 2013.