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 Dictionary entry overview: What does smuggle mean? 

SMUGGLE (verb)
  The verb SMUGGLE has 1 sense:

1. import or export without paying customs duties

  Familiarity information: SMUGGLE used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

SMUGGLE (verb)

Sense 1smuggle [BACK TO TOP]


Import or export without paying customs duties

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Context example:

She smuggled cigarettes across the border

Hypernyms (to "smuggle" is one way to...):

import (bring in from abroad)

export (sell or transfer abroad)

Domain category:

crime; law-breaking ((criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act)

commerce; commercialism; mercantilism (transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services))

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody
Somebody ----s somebody PP
Somebody ----s something PP

Sentence examples:

They smuggle the food to the people
They smuggle the people the food

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