smiley

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smiley (comparative smilier, superlative smiliest)

  1. Cheerful and happy; smiling.

Noun[edit]

A smiley.

smiley (plural smileys or smilies)

  1. (rare) A simplified representation of a smiling face.
  2. (Internet) A sequence of keyboard characters used to represent a person's mood or emotion, especially :) or :-) or other smiling depiction.
  3. (slang) Having one's throat slit from side to side.
  4. (rare) An improvised street weapon consisting of a length of chain with padlocks and other heavy objects affixed to one end.
  5. (South Africa) A roasted sheep's head.

Note: The variant spelling "smilie" is rare, but the plural form "smilies" (which is properly the plural of "smilie" or "smily", not "smiley") is common.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (representation of smiling face): smiley face
  • (characters that representation an emotion): emoticon

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English smiley. [1993]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /smajli/, [ˈsmɑjli]

Noun[edit]

smiley c (singular definite smileyen, plural indefinite smileyer or smileys)

  1. smiley (representation of a smiling face)
  2. emoticon, smiley (characters that represent an emotion)

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [smajlej]
  • Hyphenation: smi‧ley

Noun[edit]

smiley (definite accusative smileyi, plural smileyler)

  1. smiley

Usage notes[edit]

As the word starts with two consonants, Turkish-speaking people may pronounce it wrongly as IPA(key): [simajlej].

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