Adjective(1) marked by excessive complacency or self-satisfaction
(1) The Minister can sit there with a smug smile and a smug face, and he can shake his head all that he wants to.(2) Even middle class is these days often used as a venomous synonym for smug , unadventurous or selfish.(3) We sauntered out of the house, feeling fairly smug as we'd got organised quite quickly for a change.(4) He winked at me and I wanted to knock out a few teeth in that smug smile he flashed at me.(5) The prospect of wiping the smug smirk of Murdoch's mug is a delightful notion.(6) Cooking our own meals added to a smug sense of self-sufficiency and general worthiness.(7) He had that smug , always right, nasal sounding twang, of Ken's down to perfection.(8) Naturally, they reserve the right to be smug and unimpressed, but still they'll come.(9) A smug smile sat on her lips as she sipped on her cranberry juice, knowing exactly what was in store.(10) He folded his hands behind his back as he walked, a smug smile on his face, surveying the venders.(11) Lib Dems are a nice bunch whose only serious vice is being a little smug .(12) We exchanged those rather smug looks that you do when you've just enjoyed a very special meal.(13) I have rarely heard such nonsense delivered with such a smug air of authority.(14) If you are the only one this summer to avoid the hayfever or sunburn, you'll be feeling pretty smug .(15) Tell me you love the pics and I'll be smug about them for a couple of days.(16) British MPs tend to feel smug that religion plays almost no role in our politics.
(1) smug :: faamalieina
1. self-satisfied ::
2. self-congratulatory ::
3. complacent ::
4. superior ::
5. pleased with oneself ::
fiafia i le tagata lava ia
6. conceited ::
1. humble ::
2. modest ::
smug, smugly, smugness
Word Example from TV Shows
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Wipe that SMUG smile off your face.
The Big Bang Theory Season 9, Episode 9
another one of your SMUG stories
about the time you won.
Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 10
Edging into SMUG.
The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 8
Okay, you don't have to be
so SMUG about it.
The Big Bang Theory Season 11, Episode 8
Yeah, he runs a tight ship.
Breaking Bad Season 2, Episode 2
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