What does SMUG mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. smug, self-satisfied(adj)

    marked by excessive complacency or self-satisfaction

    "a smug glow of self-congratulation"


  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

  3. 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.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Smug

    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.]

  2. Smug

    smug, v.t. to seize without ceremony, to confiscate: (slang) to hush up.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of SMUG in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of SMUG in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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