Can someone assist me with translating smooth (as in to be smooth) into French? I have an idea, but the expression isn't listed so I don't know if it correct. "Avoir des arguments de choc"
Thanks for the help!
Not quite sure what you mean here, as in smooth-talking perhaps?
doucereux, mielleux, enjoleur ? (adj) missing accent, sorry!
He's a smooth-operator= Il sait y prendre.
He's a smooth talker= C'est un beau parleur.
Is that the jist?
Lisse is the literal translation : smooth skin = une peau lisse
but if you mean it in a figurative way, when describing a person's manners, enjôleur or even captieux might do the job, depending on how openly critical you mean to be.