Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of smack.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of smack.

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Examples

  • Tobin Frost - the name smacks of airport spy fiction - isn't really the enigma the filmmakers would like you to believe, but Mr. Washington is so good at suggesting deep reserves of cool, moody mystery and smoldering feeling that he keeps you nicely guessing.

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  • But because the word smacks of "force," "mandate" went unmentioned yesterday — and will likely stay that way.

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  • But because the word smacks of "force," "mandate" went unmentioned yesterday — and will likely stay that way.

    Five Words Obama Won't Say

  • But because the word smacks of "force," "mandate" went unmentioned yesterday — and will likely stay that way.

    Five Words Obama Won't Say

  • CONS: The trapped-in-the-Arctic spin smacks of Carpenter's The Thing.

    July 2007

  • CONS: The trapped-in-the-Arctic spin smacks of Carpenter's The Thing.

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  • Science fiction utilizes it more baldly than other genres, but labeling differences therein smacks of the hypocritical.

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  • The phrase smacks of personal guilt; at the very least it hints of the onset of middle-age dementia, as in "Where did I leave my my car keys?" and "Did I turn off the stove?"

    Really, I'm Fine--Just Ask Me

  • The only way to increase military tourism - the phrase smacks of fundamental ignorance - would be to have the Americans become more deeply involved in military operations in the Middle East.

    March 2006

  • The only way to increase military tourism - the phrase smacks of fundamental ignorance - would be to have the Americans become more deeply involved in military operations in the Middle East.

    Archive 2006-03-01

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