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adj. - Expressing happiness or optimism by turning up the corners of the mouth..

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Usage examples (31)
  • He was filled with joy upon seeing the smiling face of his wife.
  • They have a nice almond-shaped eye, a very bright eye, what I call a smiling eye.
  • So Obama smiling is arrogance? unbelievable ... if he had a frown he would be the angry black man.
  • They had been there before and were again smiling happily.
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