intransitive verb[no object]informal
Assume a playful or alluring expression of the eyes.
- ‘I just need to learn how to smize’
- ‘She wore Piaget diamond earrings, painted her lips a bright red, and smized in front of a race car.’
- ‘That first cover captured her with her signature crop from the '90s as she smized for the camera.’
- ‘Walking into what turned out to be a nine-hour session of questioning, she smized like her life depended on it.’
- ‘The Essex girl pouted and 'smized' at the camera like a pro.’
- ‘Standing in front of a crisp white door, the singer smized as she posed in her sexy sportswear.’
- ‘The two models pout and smize their way through the Rimmel advert. ’
- ‘The blond beauty smizes at the camera and plays with her tresses while wearing a gorgeous white, cut-out ensemble.’
- ‘While getting his mugshot taken, he displayed a full-face smile—you might even say he was smizing.’
- ‘With her newfound confidence, she meets a nice guy and smizes her way into a front-desk reception job.’
- ‘She does take some time to photograph (shockingly, babies don't know how to smize directly into the camera). ’
A playful or alluring expression of the eyes.
- ‘she still has plenty of time to perfect her smize’
Early 21st century coined by the American model and TV host Tyra Banks, as a contraction of the phrase smile with your eyes.
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