marked by excessive complacency or self-satisfaction
"a smug glow of self-congratulation"
Irritatingly pleased with oneself; self-satisfied.
Kate looked extremely smug this morning.
Origin: From smuk, from gesmuc, from smücken, a secondary form of smiegen; see smock.
studiously neat or nice, especially in dress; spruce; affectedly precise; smooth and prim
to make smug, or spruce
Origin: [Of. Scand. or Low German origin; cf. LG. smuck, G. schmuck, Dan. smuk, OSw. smuck, smck, and E. smock, smuggle; cf. G. schmuck ornament. See Smock.]
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
smug, adj. neat, prim, spruce: affectedly smart: well satisfied with one's self.—n. a self-satisfied person.—adj. Smug′-faced, prim or precise-looking.—adv. Smug′ly.—n. Smug′ness. [Dan. smuk, handsome; cf. Ger. schmuck, fine.]
smug, v.t. to seize without ceremony, to confiscate: (slang) to hush up.
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The numerical value of SMUG in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of SMUG in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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- ufà, petulantCatalan, Valencian
- eingebildet, selbstgefällig, blasiert, süffisantGerman
- creído, ufano, petulante, engreídoSpanish
- itsetyytyväinen, itseriittoinen, omahyväinenFinnish
- compiaciuto, autocompiaciutoItalian
- ਮਨਮੌਜੀPanjabi, Punjabi
- presunçoso, convencidoPortuguese
- självbelåten, självgodSwedish
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