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Ian is eventually released from jail and Corporal MacGregor smarms and makes threats while eyeballing young Fergus.
While Peter appeared the perfect specimen, both fans and Rachel’s family questioned whether Bryan’s abundance of charm was actually smarm.
But Guadagnino and Chalamet figure it out, and Call Me by Your Name becomes a coming of age film—and absolutely a coming-out film—that replaces more familiar smarm and canned lesson-learning with something deeply sincere, kind, and perceptive.
The building's smarm factor was reduced by a substantial degree.
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First Known Use: 1937See Words from the same year
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