Definitions for "Smother"
To destroy the life of by suffocation; to deprive of the air necessary for life; to cover up closely so as to prevent breathing; to suffocate; as, to smother a child.
To affect as by suffocation; to stife; to deprive of air by a thick covering, as of ashes, of smoke, or the like; as, to smother a fire.
To be suffocated or stifled.
Keywords:  clubface, hit, golfer, flies, struck
To hit down on the ball so that it travels a short distance on the ground.
When a golfer hits a ball with a closed clubface. The ball either flies very low or does not leave the ground.
To bring the clubface down and over the ball when hitting a shot causing the ball to be poorly struck.
Hence, to repress the action of; to cover from public view; to suppress; to conceal; as, to smother one's displeasure.
A state of suppression.
conceal or hide; "smother a yawn"; "muffle one's anger"; "strangle a yawn"
form an impenetrable cover over; "the butter cream smothered the cake"
Keywords:  gravy, envelop, meat, completely
envelop completely; "smother the meat in gravy"
Keywords:  smolder, slowly, sufficient, burn, air
To burn slowly, without sufficient air; to smolder.