Synonyms of smiling


1. smile, smiling, grin, grinning, facial expression, facial gesture

usage: a facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth; usually shows pleasure or amusement


1. smile, grimace, make a face, pull a face

usage: change one's facial expression by spreading the lips, often to signal pleasure

2. smile, express, show, evince

usage: express with a smile; "She smiled her thanks"


1. beamish, smiling(prenominal), twinkly, cheerful (vs. depressing)

usage: smiling with happiness or optimism; "Come to my arms, my beamish boy!"- Lewis Carroll; "a room of smiling faces"; "a round red twinkly Santa Claus"

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