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smooth

adjective
verb
phrases
adjective
1 adjective of surface, liquid, soft solidmín adj1  c m ushe had smooth skin bhí craiceann mín uirthi, bhí a craiceann mín as smooth as silk chomh mín le síoda as smooth as glass chomh sleamhain le gloinesmooth water uisce ciúin, léinseacha smooth dough taos mín 2 adjective of actionréidh adj1  c m usocair adj1  c m ua smooth movement gluaiseacht réidh
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3 adjective of journey, vehiclesocair adj1  c m uréidh adj1  c m uit was a smooth flight bhí an eitilt breá socairit's very smooth to drive tá sé an-socair le tiomáint 4 adjective continuousdeas réidhpeople went through in a smooth flow chuaigh daoine tríd go deas réidh 5 adjective DRINK, FOOD pleasant to drinkcaoin adj1  c m uséimh adj1  c m ua smooth drink deoch shéimh, deoch dheas 6 adjective with no problemséasca adj3  c m ufurasta adj3  c m uit was a smooth transition athrú éasca ba ea é 7 adjective relaxed, confidentdeas adj1  c m usocair adj1  c m ua smooth voice guth séimh, guth caoinhe's very smooth with the girls tá bealach an-éasca aige leis na cailíní, tá sé breá ábalta na cailíní a thabhairt leis, tá sé breá deisbhéalach leis na cailíní 8 adjective sly, smarmy, slipperysleamhain adj1  c m uplásánta adj3  c m uslítheánta adj3  c m uslíománta adj3  c m ua smooth person slíomadóir, duine sleamhainshe has a smooth tongue tá teanga mhín aici, tá béal bán aicidon't be fooled by his smooth manner ná cuireadh an bealach plásánta atá aige an dubh ina bhán ort he's a smooth operator is sleamhain an buachaill é 9 adjective MED, ANAT of musclemín adj1  c m usmooth muscle matán mín
verb
10 verb make sth smooth with your hand TRANSITIVEhe smoothed his hair shlíoc sé a chuid gruaigeshe smoothed her skirt shocraigh sí a sciorta 11 verb remove creases, wrinkles etc TRANSITIVEhe smoothed the creases from the shirt bhain sé na roic as an léine 12 verb smooth using sandpaper TRANSITIVElíomh verb  c m uto smooth sth rud a dhéanamh mínhe smoothed the rough edges líomh sé na taobhanna garbha 13 verb spread a soft substance over a surface TRANSITIVEleath verb  c m ucuimil verb  c m ushe smoothed cream on her face leath sí uachtar ar a haghaidh 14 verb HEALTH (of cream etc) make softer TRANSITIVEbog verb  c m uit smoothes the skin bogann sé an craiceann, déanann sé an craiceann deas mínit smoothes out wrinkles bogann sé roic, baineann sé roic as an gcraiceann
phrases

to be smooth sailing

the campaign has been smooth sailing so far tá an feachtas ag dul ar aghaidh go maith go dtí seoit wasn't all smooth sailing is iomaí fadhb a bhí ann

to smooth ruffled feathers

(also

to smooth sb's ruffled feathers

) suaimhnighI smoothed his ruffled feathers chuir mé suaimhneas ann, shuaimhnigh mé é, chiúnaigh mé é

to smooth the way for sth

an bealach a réiteach do rudit smoothed the way for new elections réitigh sé an bealach do thoghcháin nua

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