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English definition of “smirk”

smirk

noun [C]     /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
(Definition of smirk noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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