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synonyms for smirk

  • grin
  • sneer
  • beam
  • leer
  • simper
  • smug look
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The bar feels characteristically low on “Hollywood’s Bleeding,” with the 25-year-old quasi-rapping toward dirtbag catharsis, cultivating his dark art with a smirk.
ALBUM OF THE YEAR IS THE GRAMMY THAT NOBODY DESERVES TO WINCHRIS RICHARDSMARCH 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
So when the Norwegian committee decided to award the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize to the World Food Program, the United Nations’ food assistance agency, it was no surprise that the news was greeted with more than a few smirks and eye-rolls.
WHY PEOPLE STILL STARVE IN AN AGE OF ABUNDANCEBOBBIE JOHNSONDECEMBER 17, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
So when we hear the knee-jerk smirk of our age, when anyone says “Asterisk Dodgers,” just respond, “For shame.”
NO ASTERISK REQUIRED: THESE DODGERS WERE HISTORICALLY GREAT — AND LEGITIMATE CHAMPIONSTHOMAS M. BOSWELLOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The tiniest smirk crawled across Patrick Ewing’s face as the question was asked, a small curl starting from the right corner of his mouth.
BIG EAST COACHES PICK GEORGETOWN TO FINISH LAST. PATRICK EWING SAYS THAT’S ABOUT RIGHT.KAREEM COPELANDOCTOBER 28, 2020WASHINGTON POST
And feeding high, and living soft,Grew plump and able-bodied; Until the grave churchwarden doff'd,The parson smirk'd and nodded.
THE BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
There is a serene self-satisfied smirk on the marble face, which looks more like that of a woman than a man.
ROUND THE WONDERFUL WORLDG. E. MITTON
There was a smirk of pharisaical satisfaction on their faces.
MY NEW CURATEP.A. SHEEHAN
Tiflin flashed a smirk that showed that his front teeth were missing.
THE PLANET STRAPPERSRAYMOND ZINKE GALLUN
It cost a smirk or smile; Jehu had hundreds at command, and the accident was amended.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXVIII. FEBRUARY, 1843. VOL. LIII.VARIOUS
Something in my appearance, or force of habit, or both brought him to his feet, and wiped away the smirk from his face.
RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
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WORDS RELATED TO SMIRK

  • gleam
  • glow
  • grin
  • laugh
  • radiate
  • shine
  • smirk
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