Examples of smirk in a Sentence
She tried not to smirk when they announced the winner.
Recent Examples of smirk from the Web
The world watched Draymond Green losing it during Fergie’s NBA All-Star Game national anthem, but many also noted Jimmy Kimmel was caught smirking on camera at the weird rendition.
Stamets is joking and smirking with Tilly in this episode after just learning his significant other died in his arms.
Perhaps the Patriots Nation and a number of NFL insiders will smirk at the Jacksonville Jaguars, bless their little hearts.
Some are elaborate, involving using fingers to provide light resistance while someone smirks, puckers or otherwise manipulates muscles in the cheeks, forehead or neck.
During the exchange, Estrada smirked at the young teen, and Jones got angry, using a racial epithet while telling the teen to shoot Estrada, prosecutors said.
Haslam smirked at the suggestion of a team president who would lord over both Jackson and Dorsey, rather than having both of them report directly to Jimmy and Dee Haslam.
Well, subtlety obviously is not his strong suit as Scholes could not hide his obvious delight at this admission as he was caught triumphantly smirking at his old foes misery, which immediately made its way round Twitter like quickfire.
When James told Booker the football game would have conflicted with the team's dinner plans at El Gaucho, Booker smirked.
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Origin and Etymology of smirk
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
SMIRK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of smirk for English Language Learners
: to smile in an unpleasant way because you are pleased with yourself, glad about someone else's trouble, etc.
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