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noun as in wide smile

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verb as in smile widely

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Out of disguise, the masked outlaw who duels with a grin and woos with ardor, morphs into blasé upper-cruster Don Diego Vega, who suffers from overrefinement and chronic fatigue.

Otherwise, I could watch the bonhomie—lots of backslapping and broad grins, like the first day of summer camp—from a distance.

From Fortune

When they close their mouths, they still have a toothy grin — their bottom teeth stick out and up.

All modern crocodilians are long, scaly animals with stumpy legs and toothy grins.

O’Neal participates, sideways grin glued to his face, knowing he can’t possibly win.

Then, with a grin, “And we all know how degenerate those people are.”

Through it all, Chris Hughes nodded approvingly, an unnerving grin on his face.

As the driver bios appeared on the jumbo screen, I flashed a toothy grin after noticing that two of them were women.

With a puckish grin, he ordered his entourage, including several generals, to line up and join him in—how shall one put it?

As Hunter waved it in the air, light flashed off his Colgate-commercial-ready grin.

This gave the house a very cheerful appearance, as if it were constantly on a broad grin.

That embrace, that grin and that heart-born exclamation marked the entrance of the Pulsifer family into my life.

But he watched Grandfather Mole narrowly, with a grin on his face, to see what the old chap would do.

When Tom Brown awoke, late in the day, he found Mafuta sitting at his feet with a broad grin on his dusky countenance.

I should say, replied Master Bates, with a grin, that he was uncommon sweet upon Betsy.


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to grin, such as: smirk, beam, crack, and simper.

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