Examples of smirk in a Sentence
She tried not to smirk when they announced the winner.
Recent Examples of smirk from the Web
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.
When James told Booker the football game would have conflicted with the team's dinner plans at El Gaucho, Booker smirked.
After a bout of crowd surfing, Kinsella shrugged and smirked while climbing back on stage.
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.
For his part, Shkreli sat by Brafman and made faces, smirking at the characterizations during closing arguments, according to CNBC.
On the surface, the movie is all glamor — games of polo, drives on the beach and smirking behind sunglasses.
Phoebe Jones smirks up a storm as Goneril’s faithful servant who just loves doing evil stuff, the more evil the better.
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Origin and Etymology of smirk
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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