Definition of Smirky

1. a. Smirk; smirking.



Definition of Smirky

1. Adjective. Smirking, or as if smirking ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Smirky

1. smirking [adj SMIRKIER, SMIRKIEST] : SMIRKILY [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Smirky

smirch
smirched
smirches
smirching
smirk
smirked
smirker
smirkers
smirkier
smirkiest
smirkily
smirkiness
smirking
smirkingly
smirks
smirky (current term)
smirnite
smirr
smirred
smirrier
smirriest
smirring
smirrs
smirry
smirs
smirting
smishing
smit
smite
smiter

Literary usage of Smirky

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1. The Harp of Caledonia by Joan Struteers (1821)
"I'm grown so weak, a gentle breeze Of dusky Roger's winnowing fan Would blow me o'er yon beachy trees, And all for thee, my smirky Nan. ..."

2. Philosophy in Sport Made Science in Earnest: Being an Attempt to Illustrate by John Ayrton Paris (1833)
"The next booth into which our party entered was that of Crank smirky, ... In truth, this scene had been previously concerted by the renowned Crank smirky, ..."

3. A Tramp Abroad by Mark Twain (1906)
"He introduced himself, smiling a smirky smile borrowed from the courtiers of the stage, extended a fair-skinned talon, and while he gripped my hand in it ..."

4. The Writings of Mark Twain [pseud.] by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1906)
"It is plain that the Usurping Earl there has a great deal of character and a long face like a horse's, whereas his heir here is smirky, moon-faced, ..."

5. The Wit and Humor of America by Marshall Pinckney Wilder (1911)
"I was traveling in one of the northeastern counties, when I overtook a swarthy, bright-eyed, smirky little fellow, riding a small pony, and bearing on his ..."

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