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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

smugsmʌg(adj.)smug•ger, smug•gest.

  1. contentedly confident of one's ability, superiority, or correctness; complacent.

  2. trim; spruce; smooth; sleek.

Origin of smug:

1545–55; perh. < MD smuc neat, pretty, nice


Princeton's WordNet

  1. smug, self-satisfied(adj)

    marked by excessive complacency or self-satisfaction

    "a smug glow of self-congratulation"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. smug(adjective)ʌg

    too pleased and proud of yourself

    She stood by her new boyfriend looking smug.


  1. smug(Adjective)

    Irritatingly pleased with oneself; self-satisfied.

    Kate looked extremely smug this morning.

  2. Origin: From smuk, from gesmuc, from smücken, a secondary form of smiegen; see smock.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Smug(adj)

    studiously neat or nice, especially in dress; spruce; affectedly precise; smooth and prim

  2. Smug(verb)

    to make smug, or spruce


  1. Smug

    Smug is a settlement in the administrative district of Gmina Debrzno, within Człuchów County, Pomeranian Voivodeship, in northern Poland. It lies approximately 4 kilometres north-east of Debrzno, 13 km south-west of Człuchów, and 128 km south-west of the regional capital Gdańsk. For details of the history of the region, see History of Pomerania. The settlement has a population of 21.

Anagrams of SMUG

  1. mugs

  2. gums

Translations for SMUG

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


well satisfied, or too obviously pleased, with oneself

I don't like that smug little man.

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