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.

1680–90; < Low German smuggeln; cognate with German schmuggeln

smuggler, noun
antismuggling, adjective
unsmuggled, adjective
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smuggle (ˈsmʌɡəl)
vb (foll by away)
1.  to import or export (prohibited or dutiable goods) secretly
2.  (tr; often foll by into or out of) to bring or take secretly, as against the law or rules
3.  to conceal; hide
[C17: from Low German smukkelen and Dutch smokkelen, perhaps from Old English smūgen to creep; related to Old Norse smjūga]

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