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1 having too high an opinion of oneself
  • a winner who was so smug that he lost the goodwill of the crowd

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2 being clean and in good order
  • the suburb's smug lawns and tree-lined streets bespeak a comfortable affluence

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The first known use of smug was in 1551

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“Smug.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/smug. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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