verb (used with object), smuggled, smuggling.
to import or export (goods) secretly, in violation of the law, especially without payment of legal duty.
to bring, take, put, etc., surreptitiously: She smuggled the gun into the jail inside a cake.
verb (used without object), smuggled, smuggling.
to import, export, or convey goods surreptitiously or in violation of the law.
Origin: Related forms
1680–90; < Low German smuggeln; cognate with German schmuggeln