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smug

[ smuhg ]SEE DEFINITION OF smug

Synonyms for smug

  • complacent
  • egotistical
  • pompous
  • self-righteous
  • self-satisfied
  • conceited
  • egoistic
  • holier-than-thou
  • hotshot
  • priggish
  • puffed-up
  • self-contented
  • snobbish
  • stuck on oneself
  • stuck-up
  • stuffy
  • superior
  • vainglorious
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Antonyms for smug

  • humble
  • modest
  • unhappy
  • unself-confident
  • unsure
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SMUG

"Well, that's just what I thought," he said, with smug content.

Fraser leaned forward, that smug, vain smile curling his lips.

Have you grown sleek and fat and smug in my service that you should requite me thus?

I looked into his smug face, and I was within an ace of striking him.

Bobby smiled up at him in smug satisfaction over his own wiliness.

The Camps, Smug, the gentlemanly agent, all had disappeared from off Midway.

I recognised the description as that of Smug, and determined to hear more.

Delbras she had ever feared and hated, and Smug she despised as the coward decoy of the gang.

Murphy we had left with Smug, and in charge of the party without.

He used to say that the bourgeoisie, the smug, overfed lot, had killed them.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SMUG

Victorian

adjectiveprudish

content

adjectivehappy, agreeable
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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