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smug

smug

 
 
pronunciation:
smuhg
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
inflections: smugger, smuggest
definition: offensively confident of or satisfied with oneself; complacent.
He was smug about his recent successes.
synonyms:
complacent, proud, self-satisfied
similar words:
cocky, conceited, haughty, lofty, priggish, self-important, superior
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derivations: smugly (adv.), smugness (n.)