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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.

smirk

(smɜːk)
n
a smile expressing scorn, smugness, etc, rather than pleasure
vb
1. (intr) to give such a smile
2. (tr) to express with such a smile
[Old English smearcian; related to smer derision, Old High German bismer contempt, bismerōn to scorn]
ˈsmirker n
ˈsmirking adj
ˈsmirkingly adv

smirk

(smɜrk)

v.i.
1. to smile in an affected, smug, or offensively familiar way.
n.
2. the facial expression of a person who smirks.
[before 900; Middle English smirken (v.), Old English sme(a)rcian]

smirk


Past participle: smirked
Gerund: smirking

Imperative
smirk
smirk
Present
I smirk
you smirk
he/she/it smirks
we smirk
you smirk
they smirk
Preterite
I smirked
you smirked
he/she/it smirked
we smirked
you smirked
they smirked
Present Continuous
I am smirking
you are smirking
he/she/it is smirking
we are smirking
you are smirking
they are smirking
Present Perfect
I have smirked
you have smirked
he/she/it has smirked
we have smirked
you have smirked
they have smirked
Past Continuous
I was smirking
you were smirking
he/she/it was smirking
we were smirking
you were smirking
they were smirking
Past Perfect
I had smirked
you had smirked
he/she/it had smirked
we had smirked
you had smirked
they had smirked
Future
I will smirk
you will smirk
he/she/it will smirk
we will smirk
you will smirk
they will smirk
Future Perfect
I will have smirked
you will have smirked
he/she/it will have smirked
we will have smirked
you will have smirked
they will have smirked
Future Continuous
I will be smirking
you will be smirking
he/she/it will be smirking
we will be smirking
you will be smirking
they will be smirking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been smirking
you have been smirking
he/she/it has been smirking
we have been smirking
you have been smirking
they have been smirking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been smirking
you will have been smirking
he/she/it will have been smirking
we will have been smirking
you will have been smirking
they will have been smirking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been smirking
you had been smirking
he/she/it had been smirking
we had been smirking
you had been smirking
they had been smirking
Conditional
I would smirk
you would smirk
he/she/it would smirk
we would smirk
you would smirk
they would smirk
Past Conditional
I would have smirked
you would have smirked
he/she/it would have smirked
we would have smirked
you would have smirked
they would have smirked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.smirk - a smile expressing smugness or scorn instead of pleasuresmirk - a smile expressing smugness or scorn instead of pleasure
grin, grinning, smile, smiling - a facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth; usually shows pleasure or amusement
Verb1.smirk - smile affectedly or derisively
smile - change one's facial expression by spreading the lips, often to signal pleasure
fleer - to smirk contemptuously

smirk

noun give a smug look, grin, simper They nudged each other and smirked.

smirk

verb
To smile in an affected, knowing way:
noun
An affected, knowing smile:
Translations
بَسْمَةٌ بَلْهاءيَبْتَسِم بِبَلاهَه
domýšlivě se usmívatsamolibý úsměv
grine smørret
önelégült mosolyönelégülten somolyog
brosa tilgerîarlega/kjánalegasjálfsánægjulegt/tilgerîarlegt bros
išsivieptikvaila šypsenakvailai šypsotis
pašapmierināti smaidītpašapmierināts smaidssmīnētsmīns
hlúpo/sladko sa usmievaťsamoľúby úsmev
pis pis gülmepis pis gülmeksırıtmasırıtmak

smirk

[smɜːk]
A. Nsonrisa f de satisfacción
B. VIsonreír de satisfacción

smirk

[ˈsmɜːrk]
visourire d'un air suffisant

smirk

nGrinsen nt

smirk

[smɜːk]
1. n (self-satisfied) → sorriso compiaciuto; (knowing) → sorrisetto furbo; (affected) → sorriso affettato

smirk

(sməːk) verb
to smile in a self-satisfied or foolish manner. He sat there smirking after the teacher had praised him.
noun
a smile of this sort.
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