smirker


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smirk

 (smûrk)
intr.v. smirked, smirk·ing, smirks
To smile in an annoying self-satisfied manner.
n.
An annoying self-satisfied smile.

[Middle English smirken, from Old English smercian, to smile; see smei- in Indo-European roots.]

smirk′er n.
smirk′ing·ly, smirk′i·ly adv.
smirk′y adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.smirker - a smiler whose smile is offensively self-satisfied
smiler - a person who smiles
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