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smoothie

[smoo-th ee] /ˈsmu ði/
noun, Informal.
1.
a person who has a winningly polished manner:
He's such a smoothie he could charm the stripes off a tiger.
2.
a thick beverage of fruit pureed in a blender with ice and milk, yogurt, or juice.
Also, smoothy.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; smooth + -ie

smoothy

[smoo-th ee] /ˈsmu ði/
noun, plural smoothies.
1.
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British Dictionary definitions for smoothies

smoothie

/ˈsmuːðɪ/
noun (pl) smoothies
1.
(slang) generally (derogatory) a person, esp a man, who is suave or slick, esp in speech, dress, or manner
2.
a smooth, thick drink made with puréed fresh fruit and yogurt, ice cream, or milk
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Word Origin and History for smoothies

smoothie

n.

1928, "suave person, person of complete self-assurance and poise, especially in the company of the opposite sex," college slang, from smooth (adj.) + -ie. As a type of blender drink, by 1983.

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Slang definitions & phrases for smoothies

smoothie

n,n phr

A person who is attractive, pleasant, and full of finesse: thought of Dr Hugo Barker as a smooth article/ You think you're such a smoothie

[1933+ Students; smoothie is like slicker, but today lacks the connotations of dishonesty and trickiness]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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