adjective, smug·ger, smug·gest.
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She was even sweet to that smug ingrate Miss Bunting after she kept insulting everyone at dinner.‘Downton Abbey’ Review: A Fire, Some Sex, and Sad, Sad Edith|Kevin Fallon|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
On video, Raymond Santana was smug, boastful, and nonchalant by turns, vividly reenacting who did what during the rape.
He traces the history of ideas with skill and care, and he avoids the smug certainty of many contemporary science writers.
At first, Tywin tried to dismiss her with another one of his “smug stories.”
Then they stood in front of the chalkboard, smug and self-satisfied.
He had hated the smug, self-satisfied merchants of Grand Avenue.The Mucker|Edgar Rice Burroughs
But he got in some smug reminders of the severance of diplomatic relations with the Vatican.War and the Future|H. G. Wells
We are desirous greatly to see all these smug ancient gentlemen satisfied; but notwithstanding we are unable to budge an inch.The Great Company|Beckles Willson
He laughed aloud before he went into the street, and then he put on a smug face.Miser Farebrother (vol 3 of 3)|Benjamin Leopold Farjeon
The loss even of the smug 127 figure of Jules Simon, just outside Durand's, would be something like a bereavement.A Wanderer in Paris|E. V. Lucas