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smirk

smirk

 
 
pronunciation:
smuhrk
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: smirked, smirking, smirks
definition: to smile in a self-satisfied, offensively knowing, or self-conscious way.
He was upset to have lost the game so easily, but he was even more annoyed when he saw his opponent smirk.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to express with a self-satisfied, self-conscious, or knowing smile.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a knowing or self-conscious smile; self-satisfied grin.
derivations: smirkingly (adv.), smirker (n.)