Meaning of “smooth” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /smuːð/
Extra Examples
The table has a smooth, shiny finish.Polishing can be used to create a smooth surface.The birch tree has smooth bark.The nuts have a hard, smooth shell.The surface of the lake was smooth.

B1 having a regular surface that has no holes or lumps in it:

soft, smooth skin
a smooth wooden table

B1 A substance that is smooth has no lumps in it:

Mix the butter and sugar together until smooth.

happening without any sudden movements or changes:

The plane made a smooth landing.

happening without problems or difficulties:

Her job is to help students make a smooth transition from high school to college.

too polite and confident in a way that people do not trust:

a smooth salesman
smoothness noun [ U ]

(Definition of “smooth adjective” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)