Definition of Simper

1. Noun. A silly self-conscious smile.

Generic synonyms: Grin, Grinning, Smile, Smiling



2. Verb. Smile affectedly or derisively.
Exact synonyms: Smirk
Generic synonyms: Smile
Specialized synonyms: Fleer
Derivative terms: Simperer, Smirk, Smirker

Definition of Simper

1. v. i. To smile in a silly, affected, or conceited manner.

2. n. A constrained, self- conscious smile; an affected, silly smile; a smirk.

Definition of Simper

1. Verb. (intransitive) To smile in a foolish, frivolous, self-conscious, coy, or smug manner. ¹

2. Noun. A foolish, frivolous, self-conscious, or affected smile; a smirk. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Simper

1. to smile in a silly manner [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Simper

simonized
simonizes
simonizing
simonkolleite
simony
simoom
simooms
simoon
simoons
simorg
simorgs
simp
simpai
simpais
simpatico
simper (current term)
simpered
simperer
simperers
simpering
simperingly
simpers
simpkin
simpkins
simple
simple(a)
simple-central anisocoria
simple-hearted
simple-minded
simple-mindedness

Literary usage of Simper

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1. Cyclopedia of Modern Shop Practice: A Manual of Shop Practice, Pattern edited by Howard Monroe Raymond (1904)
"The character of the work done f>n the simper ¡nul the planer is identical, but as a rule, the simper is used for the smaller and more delicate parts which ..."

2. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood (1865)
"The crime of Simon Magus, selling spiritual things for money. To Simmer, simper. Imitative of the gentle hissing or murmuring of liquids beginning to boil. ..."

3. A Concordance to the Works of Alexander Popeby Edwin Abbott by Edwin Abbott (1875)
"13 What C. dictates ю be donc UP 13 Conscious. The c. simper, and the jealous leer D. iï. 6 nd nobly c., Princes are but things D. iv. ..."

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