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Smug appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Smart gums level smug trams.
  • 'Til less rats fool a gumshoe to vote, oh, smug aloof stars sell it.
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Definition of the adjective smug

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Smug is one of the top 1000 most common adjectives in the English language.

adjective - degrees: smugger | smuggest

  1. marked by excessive complacency or self-satisfaction

Alternative definition of the adjective smug

adjective

  1. Irritatingly pleased with oneself; self-satisfied.

Character

Smug is a fictional character from the 2009 film Looking for Eric.

Music

"Smug" is a composition by Ryan Olson.

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Google previewThe English Dialect Dictionary: R-S (1904)

by Joseph Wright

SMUG, adj.1 and v.1 n.Cy. Cum. Der. Nhp. Dor. [smug, smBg.] 1. adj. Smart, tidily-dressed ; active. Cf. smuck, adj. n.Cy.

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language; in which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals; and Illustrated in Their Different Significations ... Together with a History of the Language, and an English Grammar. By Samuel Johnson ... Whith Numerous Corrections, and with the Addition of Several Thousand Words ... by the Rev. H.J. Todd ... In Four Volumes. Vol. 1. [-4.] (1818)

Smug is the past participle of the Sax. smaegan, rmeagan, deliberare, studere, considerare. Applied to the person, or to dress, it means studied ; that on which care and attention have been bestowed. Mr. H. Tooke, Div. of Purl. ii. 342.

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Quotes about Smug

I think that London is very much like that. I find there's humour in the air and people are interesting. And I think that it's a place which is constantly surprising. The worst thing about it? I think it can be smug and aggressive. (Colin Firth)
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Scrabble value of S1M3U1G2

The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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