[ noun ] a facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth; usually shows pleasure or amusement


smile grin smiling

Used in print

(Howard Fast, April Morning....)

It was my initiation to war and the insane symphony war plays ; for what had happened on the common was only terror and flight ; but this grinning , broken head , not ten feet away from me , was the sharp definition of what my reality had become .

(Robert Penn Warren, Wilderness....)

He was seeing , somehow , the face of a young boy , the boy Simms_Purdew must once have been , a boy with sorrel hair , and blue eyes dancing with gaiety , and the boy mouth grinning trustfully among the freckles .