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Synonyms for smirk

give a smug look

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Synonyms for smirk

to smile in an affected, knowing way

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an affected, knowing smile

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a smile expressing smugness or scorn instead of pleasure

smile affectedly or derisively

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It's been nearly two years since Snapchat first introduced friend emojis to its app but even after all that time, it can still be pretty confusing trying to remember the meanings behind that smirky face or the difference between a red or yellow heart.
In addition to their brilliantly conceived theatrics -- a mash-up bearing the earmarks of New York's La Gran Scena Opera, the seriocomic abandon of actor Robin Williams, and the smirky satire of Britain's Monty Python -- the all-male cast of Propeller takes the Bard of Avon's comedic works to the nth degree of hilarity.
Each of Mahon's dedications comes to feel like a challenge as the poem takes on its real work of deliberately ventriloquizing its dedicatee; so in "Lines (for Seamus Heaney," the tersely compound stanzas of Heaney's 1970s work are handed back to him, as a smirky but sincere compliment.
As for the heroes Saif, looks like he decided to play a more somewhat more smirky avatar of Agent Vinod.
And leaving the last one we're also nettled by the smirky expressions of two men exiting alongside us, but with full stomachs.
When I asked if these songs were right for them, they looked at me with that smirky smile that said, "Here he goes again about age-appropriate songs.
Mark Goodney not only provides a handsomely furnished living room set for these bizarre characters to populate, but gives a nicely smirky touch to the late-arriving Lt.
That flavor--a smirky, don't-give-a-fuck flow over spicy lounge jazz, rife with pussy, money, weed and food--babbles out of Bronson organically like it's his destiny.
Other times is a look he'll give; a raised eyebrow or a smirky smile.
In a 1970 newspaper industry publication, she wrote: "Women deeply resent front page masculine-edited and/or written put-downs, off-the-track smirky reportage from defensive, ego-weightlifting male reporters who claim objectivity while their pants are on fire.
The success of Peter Jackson's "Rings" movies, which remain this decade's great cinematic achievement, prompted Disney to set another New Zealand filmmaker, Andrew Adamson, co-director of the smirky "Shrek," to work filming "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.
Directed by: Gregory HoblitAnthony Hopkins, as a smirky evil genius trying to get away with murder by confessing to it, and Ryan Gosling, as the sharkish junior prosecutor who becomes obsessed with getting him convicted, are such stylishly well-matched antagonists in Fracture that it's tempting to say they elevate a conventional, even corny, legal thriller.
They have overstepped the mark with the trite, smirky skit on the Northern Rock situation last Saturday night.
The project's efficacy is ultimately elusive and ambivalent, communicating above all else a smirky social consciousness that only appears even more arch and problematic when the drawings are shown framed, commodity-style.