from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Smothery; suffocating.
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Until I saw Shannen staring us down from across the dance floor, all smoldery in a slate gray dress and major eye makeup.
And it's going to be a smoldery event for a lot of people.
Natasha's smoldery eyes and pouting smile were everywhere, on television, in the newspapers, on every pole, and in every storefront.
Raven demanded angrily, her eyes turning smoldery.
In the "Star Wars" saga, Luke Skywalker hailed from such a world, Tatooine, where he paused from work on his uncle's moisture farm to enjoy a smoldery suns-set.