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English definition of “smugly”


adverb uk   /ˈsmʌɡ.li/ disapproving us  
in a way that shows too much satisfaction or confidence: "I own three cars and two boats," he said smugly.Satisfied and complacentShowing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceShowing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoasting
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