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smuggles, 3rd person singular present; smuggled, past participle; smuggling, present participle; smuggled, past tense;
  1. Move (goods) illegally into or out of a country
    • - he's been smuggling cigarettes from Gibraltar into Spain
    • - cocaine smuggling has increased alarmingly
  2. Convey (someone or something) somewhere secretly and illicitly
    • - he smuggled out a message

  1. import or export without paying customs duties; "She smuggled cigarettes across the border"
  2. (smuggled) bootleg: distributed or sold illicitly; "the black economy pays no taxes"
  3. (smuggling) secretly importing prohibited goods or goods on which duty is due
  4. Smuggling is the clandestine transportation of goods or persons past a point where prohibited, such as out of a building, into a prison, or across an international border, in violation of applicable laws or other regulations.
  5. (The Smugglers) The Smugglers is a serial in the British science fiction television series Doctor Who, which was first broadcast in four weekly parts from September 10 to October 1, 1966.
  6. (The Smugglers (band)) The Smugglers are a Canadian indie rock band. The band consists of vocalist Grant Lawrence, guitarists Nick Thomas and David Carswell, bassist Beez and drummers Graham Watson and Bryce Dunn.
  7. To import or export, illicitly or by stealth, without paying lawful customs charges or duties; To thrash or be thrashed by a bear's claws, or to swipe at or be swiped at by a person's arms in a bearlike manner
  8. (smuggled) taken out of a place illegally
  9. (Smuggling) Bring in or take out of this country illegally.
  10. (Smuggling) During the civil war, Lebanon turned into one of the world's largest narcotics producers, with much of the hashish production centered in the Bekaa valley. ...
  11. (Smuggling) The criminal offense of bringing into, or removing from, a country those items that are prohibited or upon which customs or excise duties have not been paid.
  12. (Smuggling) The illegal importation of products. See also Illicit trade in tobacco products.
  13. (Smuggling) The longing for items unavailable in Rapture — beef, real tobacco, jazz music, films, and even the Bible — led to a profitable smuggling industry that Ryan fought to suppress for fear of Rapture being exposed to the parasites of the outside world.
  14. (Smuggling) now is considerably diversified: the smuggling of immigrants, armaments, illegal drugs, as well as the historical staples of smuggling, alcohol and tobacco are widespread throughout the Western world.
  15. To take a good across a national border illegally. If the good itself is legal, the purpose is usually to avoid paying a tariff or to circumvent some other trade barrier.