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Definition of "smoulder" [smoul•der]

  • Variant of smolder. (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "smoulder" in a sentence
  • "And no matter how hard she squints her eyes, Danica Patrick cannot 'smoulder'."
  • "Then the "$8.00" began to smoulder under his lids again, and he returned himself to servitude."
  • "Most of us spend our whole lives fighting the most visible fires, while leaving the most important ones to smoulder unnoticed."