Definition of smuggle in English:

smuggle

Syllabification: smug·gle
Pronunciation: /ˈsməgəl
 
/

verb

[with object]
  • 1Move (goods) illegally into or out of a country: he’s been smuggling cigarettes from Gibraltar into Spain (as noun smuggling) cocaine smuggling has increased alarmingly
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    • Revenue was also busy cracking illegal cigarette and tobacco smuggling.
    • They also have enforcement of copyright laws and tighter control on pirated goods being smuggled into the country.
    • The pictures show baby lemurs from Madagascar that have been illegally smuggled into the country.
  • 1.1Convey (someone or something) somewhere secretly and illicitly: he smuggled out a message
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    • In three of these students were found to have secretly smuggled mobile phones into the examination rooms.
    • The film was smuggled into Indonesia aboard a repatriation ship and given a lot of publicity in the republican press.
    • One was posing as a baggage handler from London's International Airport, and he smuggled weapons aboard.
    Synonyms
    import/export illegally, traffic in, run, bootleg

Origin

late 17th century: from Low German smuggelen, of unknown ultimate origin.

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