Definition of smoothie in English:



  • 1informal A man with a smooth, suave manner.

    ‘a smoothie with an eye for a pretty girl’
    • ‘So this centre offers the delicious prospect of a group of Tories, backed by the realistic and Labour-voting working class, in passionate opposition to the irresponsible metropolitan smoothies within their own party.’
    • ‘I'm so used to seeing a smoothie in a smart suit, it took a second to identify the casually - dressed bloke sporting a badgery goatee and swinging a scooter helmet.’
    • ‘The best smoothie since Sinatra croons his way through favourites such as ‘I Left My Heart in San Francisco’, plus the usual Ellington and Gershwin numbers.’
    • ‘No doubt George Clooney, Pierce Brosnan and other smoothies will pester their agents to get the part, while old-timers like Omar Sharif might see it as a suitable way to round off a long career.’
    • ‘He was a suave smoothie who sang about relationships with a mixture of wisdom and regret.’
  • 2A thick, smooth drink of fresh fruit pureed with milk, yogurt, or ice cream.

    • ‘Since we had 40 minutes to spare before dinner, we went to a Vienna Beef shack not far from the campus, and enjoyed strawberry and banana smoothies that really cooled us off in the balmy early spring evening.’
    • ‘I went round to my 80-year old neighbour's last year, and threw out all her gin bottles and filled her fridge with organic smoothies, much better for her really.’
    • ‘I had lunch in Cafe 1001, great for people-watching and toasted focaccia sandwiches, but my cherry smoothie tasted mostly and strangely of banana.’
    • ‘The full range of smoothies, thickies and yoghurts have now reached supermarket shelves, building sales to £35m.’
    • ‘It is fully equipped to make ice cream drinks, frozen fruit smoothies and coffee drinks.’