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See definition of smirking on Dictionary.com
  • as inleer
  • as insmile
  • as insnicker
  • as inbeam
  • as insnicker
  • as insimper
  • as ingrimace
  • as ingrin

synonyms for smirking

  • eye
  • eyeball
  • gloat
  • goggle
  • ogle
  • smirk
  • sneer
  • squint
  • stare
  • wink
  • beam
  • grin
  • laugh
  • smirk
  • simper
  • be gracious
  • express friendliness
  • express tenderness
  • look amused
  • look delighted
  • look happy
  • look pleased
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How to use smirking in a sentence

I soon find out when they are trying to cheat me; then they come smirking and smiling with 'Guten Abis.'
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
The organ gallery appears to be a pleasant resort for a few hours' gossip and smirking.
OUR CHURCHES AND CHAPELSATTICUS
Tarling put the girl from him and looked at the smirking manager.
THE DAFFODIL MYSTERYEDGAR WALLACE
All the evening we sat, almost in silence, inanely smirking at each other and listening to the rain.
THIRTY YEARS IN AUSTRALIAADA CAMBRIDGE
Nodding and smirking at Morsfield's approach, she entreated Aminta to step up and in, for the horses were coming out of the yard.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
The thought of being led to jail, all foul of body and fettered as he was, by this filthy, smirking wretch made him crazy.
THE ESCAPE OF MR. TRIMMIRVIN S. COBB
A smirking youth is smoking his pipe, while 24 his neighbour busily and carefully searches for suspected lodgers in his sheepskin.
TRANS-HIMALAYA, VOL. 2 (OF 2)SVEN HEDIN
Between two smirking waxen women in sheeny drapery he saw that which brought him to a pause and set him gazing.
TO HIM THAT HATHLEROY SCOTT
I agreed with him really, and was thankful we hadn't a lot of smirking twitching girls and lasses in the audience.
SEA AND SARDINIAD. H. LAWRENCE
Never saw the girl before, and sets to bowing and smirking at me, as if I was the-fellow of all others!
THE AMAZING MARRIAGE, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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