Thesaurus / smirk
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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.

So when we hear the knee-jerk smirk of our age, when anyone says “Asterisk Dodgers,” just respond, “For shame.”

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.

Fortunately the bride, all smirk and blush, had just entered the room.

WaverleySir Walter Scott

And while I bow and smirk and crack witticisms, I and the devil will be chuckling in our sleeves.

I remained silent, hoping my unwelcome visitor would depart, but instead he began now to leer and smirk at me ingratiatingly.

A Maid of the Kentucky HillsEdwin Carlile Litsey

He smiled at her with a complacency that made it almost a smirk.

Ewing\'s LadyHarry Leon Wilson

Ryanne threw her a greeting, to which she responded with a smirk that once upon a time had been a smile.

The Carpet from BagdadHarold MacGrath

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

"I'll pay another dollar any day to see a circus," said Joe Crocker, beginning to smirk.

Skippy BedelleOwen Johnson

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