Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Elegant; fine; gay.
  • adj. Amorous; wanton.
  • adj. Spruce; smart.
  • v. To look amorously or wantonly; smirk.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To look amorously or wantonly; to smirk.
  • adj. Amorous; wanton; gay; spruce.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Elegant; fine; gay.
  • Amorous.
  • To look amorously.

Etymologies

From Middle English smiker, from Old English smicer, smicor ("beauteous, beautiful, elegant, fair, fine, neat, tasteful"), from Proto-Germanic *smikraz (“fine, elegant, delicate, tender”), from Proto-Indo-European *smēyg- (“small, delicate”), from Proto-Indo-European *smē-, *smey- (“to smear, stroke, wipe, rub”). Cognate with Middle High German smecker ("neat, elegant"), Ancient Greek σμικρός, μικρός (smikrós, mikrós, "small, short"), Lithuanian smeigti ("to lunge, thrust, jab"), Latin mīca ("crumb, morsel, bit"). (Wiktionary)

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  • To look amorously or wantonly.

    November 22, 2007