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Spanish translation of “smarmy”

smarmy

adjective /ˈsmaːmi/ (comparative smarmier, superlative smarmiest)
over-respectful and inclined to use flattery
zalamero
I can’t bear his smarmy manner.
smarminess noun
zalamería
his unbearable smarminess.
(Definition of smarmy from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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