Examples of smirk in a Sentence
She tried not to smirk when they announced the winner.
Recent Examples of smirk from the Web
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.
Broad City has smirked at cliches of maturity from the start, and any hints of growth in Abbi and Ilana have been corkscrew, mostly cosmetic—nothing to stop them from getting weird.
Newton smirked as Rodrigue asked the completely legitimate question before making the sexist remark, which was met with awkward silence in the press area.
When Sharikas smirked in court and denied stabbing the victim, the judge upped it to life.
After a bout of crowd surfing, Kinsella shrugged and smirked while climbing back on stage.
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Origin and Etymology of smirk
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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