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smirk

noun [C] uk   /smɜːk/ us    /smɝːk/ disapproving
a smile that expresses satisfaction or pleasure about having done something or knowing something that is not known by someone else: "Maybe your husband does things that you don't know about," he said with a smirk. "I told you it would end in disaster," said Polly with a self-satisfied smirk on her face.Laughing and smiling

smirk

verb [I or T] uk   /smɜːk/ us    /smɝːk/ disapproving
to smile in this way: I don't like the way he winks and smirks at me whenever he sees me. He smirked his way through the interview.Laughing and smiling
(Definition of smirk from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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