Noun(1) a smile expressing smugness or scorn instead of pleasure
Verb(1) smile affectedly or derisively
(1) She smiled with the self-assured smirk of someone who is overly aware of their talents.(2) Gloria pursed her mouth in a self-satisfied smirk(3) This certitude explains to this bigot why he has such a self-satisfied smirk in his photo.(4) I heard that when wife Elizabeth refreshed Cheney's memory after the debate, he smirkily replied ├ö├ç├┐Oh Yeah├ö├ç├û indicating that he had indeed remembered their meetings.(5) Needless to say, the unhappy story of Rock Hudson's private life is smirkingly absorbed into the movie's tacky fabric with excruciating wink-wink jokes.(6) As the verdicts were read by the jury foreman some of the defendants smiled, smirked and even giggled.(7) In fact, she is 58 and proud of it, smirking at suggestions she looks a decade younger.(8) Suddenly I guess what I was talking about dawned on him and he sort of smiled in a smirky way.(9) On one side you have a throng of smirkers pointing their fingers and laughing at Bennett, screaming in one collective, shrill voice about the man of virtue having less than stellar virtues.(10) I walked out of the first meeting feeling slightly smirky , presuming that I was safe, but later realised that it wasn't the case after a particularly confronting second one-on-one meeting.(11) Jude Law plays the smirkingly creepy hit man-cum-press photographer Maguire, who sells gruesome pictures of the dead - a figure partly based on the real-life snapper Weegee.(12) ├ö├ç├┐Bad Cover Version├ö├ç├û addresses roughly the same theme from a different angle, with Cocker smirkingly comparing his ex's new boyfriend to himself, offering that ├ö├ç├┐a bad cover version of love is not the real thing.├ö├ç├û(13) He grinned, and one of those male, self-satisfied smirks slid onto his face.(14) Those self-satisfied smirks and self-assured snarlings will sooner or later turn to hands begging for forgiveness.(15) I see that a number of the Ministers opposite me are now smiling and smirking .(16) Another film would have been fascinating if its director hadn't adopted a such a smirky and superior tone.
1. smile smugly ::
2. simper ::
3. snicker ::
4. snigger ::
5. leer ::
Different Formssmirk, smirked, smirking, smirks
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