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smil·ey

 (smī′lē)
n. pl. smil·eys
An emoticon, especially a smiling facial glyph [ :-) ] used to express delight or to indicate humor or irony.
adj.
Having a cheerful and happy disposition; smiling.

smiley

(ˈsmaɪlɪ)
adj
1. given to smiling; cheerful
2. depicting a smile: a smiley badge.
n
(Computer Science) any of a group of symbols depicting a smile, or other facial expression, used in electronic mail

smil•ey

(ˈsmaɪ li)
n., pl. -eys.
a sideways representation of a smiling face,:-), or similar representation, as a winking face,;-), or a sad face,:-(, created by keystrokes and used to communicate humor, sarcasm, sadness, etc., in an electronic message. Compare emoticon.
[1985–90]

Smi•ley

(ˈsmaɪ li)
n.
Jane, born 1949, U.S. novelist.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.smiley - an emoticon of a smiling facesmiley - an emoticon of a smiling face  
emoticon - a representation of a facial expression (as a smile or frown) created by typing a sequence of characters in sending email; ":-( and :-) are emoticons"
Translations
smajlík
smiley
hymiö
smileyémoticônefrimousse
smajli
スマイリー顔文字
웃음 기호
smiley
หน้าที่มีรอยยิ้ม
biểu tượng mặt cười

smiley

[ˈsmaɪlɪ]
A. ADJ
1. [face, eyes] → sonriente, risueño; [person] → sonriente, jovial
2. [badge, symbol, e-mail] → smiley
B. N (in e-mail etc) → smiley m

smiley

[ˈsmaɪli]
adj [person] → souriant(e)
n (= emoticon) → binette f, smiley m

smiley

adj
face, eyes, personfreundlich
(on computer bulletin boards etc) smiley badgeSmileybutton m; smiley symbolSmileysymbol nt
n (on computer bulletin boards etc) → Smiley nt

smiley

(صُورَةُ الْوَجْهِ الْمُبْتَسِمُ (سْمَايْلِي smajlík smiley Smiley χαμογελαστή φατσούλα emoticono, emoticono sonriente hymiö smiley smajli faccina スマイリー 웃음 기호 smiley smiley uśmieszek face sorridente, smiley улыбочка smiley หน้าที่มีรอยยิ้ม neşeli biểu tượng mặt cười 笑脸
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