smiler

Definitions

  • Smiler
    Smiler
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n smiler the human face (`kisser' and `smiler' and `mug' are informal terms for `face' and `phiz' is British)
    • n smiler a person who smiles
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Smiler One who smiles.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n smiler One who smiles; one who looks smilingly, as from pleasure, derision, or real or affected complaisance.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Smiler one who smiles
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Scand., Sw. smila, to smile.

Usage

In literature:

But I took little heed of them, looking in dull wonderment at John Fry, and Smiler, and the blunderbuss, and Peggy.
"Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor" by R. D. Blackmore
This mound of meekness, this lump of love, this bottle-green smiler, this is your driver!
"Little Dorrit" by Charles Dickens
I should smiler Bland's been up all night after a most draggin' ride home.
"The Lone Star Ranger" by Zane Grey
There was one especial scoundrel, a guerilla chief named Manuelo, "The Smiler," whose exploits filled our men with horror.
"The Adventures of Gerard" by Arthur Conan Doyle
Smiler, thinking this the close of the conversation, prepared to move on.
"Under the Greenwood Tree" by Thomas Hardy
And Dixon is a smiler.
"A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man" by James Joyce
It's only the third form that go up to Smiler.
"Beechcroft at Rockstone" by Charlotte M. Yonge
No doubt Benjamin let on to Smiler, and thought as Smiler was too many for him.
"The Eustace Diamonds" by Anthony Trollope
Perpetual smilers are more than human nature can stand.
"Kitty Canary" by Kate Langley Bosher
The smiler smiled yet more, but in vain.
"Gideon's Band" by George W. Cable
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In news:

Dirk Smiler was the Toastmaster.
From the gym to the cage, portrait of MMA fighter Malik ' Smiler ' Omarov.
Smilers, Aimee Mann's new single shows off the more pop-oriented side to her usual acoustic tendencies.
Gun that killed Fairfax ' Goth ' Dirk Smiler may have fired accidentally, attorney says.
A look back at the life, death of Va. ' goth ' Dirk Smiler.
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