Definition Of smug


having or showing an excessive pride in oneself or one's achievements.

he was feeling smug after his win

Example Of smug

  • A smug smile sat on her lips as she sipped on her cranberry juice, knowing exactly what was in store.

  • British MPs tend to feel smug that religion plays almost no role in our politics.

  • Cooking our own meals added to a smug sense of self-sufficiency and general worthiness.

  • Even middle class is these days often used as a venomous synonym for smug , unadventurous or selfish.

  • He folded his hands behind his back as he walked, a smug smile on his face, surveying the venders.

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