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Definition of Smug

Smug

  1. Studiously neat or nice, especially in dress; spruce; affectedly precise; smooth and prim.
  2. To make smug, or spruce.

Smug Quotations

I can't be smug, because I know that you can lose anything at any point. And I can't be angry, because I haven't lost it.
Michael J. Fox

Too much good fortune can make you smug and unaware. Happiness should be like an oasis, the greener for the desert that surrounds it.
Rachel Field

For almost seventy years the life insurance industry has been a smug sacred cow feeding the public a steady line of sacred bull.
Ralph Nader

I think that London is very much like that. I find there's humour in the air and people are interesting. And I think that it's a place which is constantly surprising. The worst thing about it? I think it can be smug and aggressive.
Colin Firth

The 1950s felt so safe and smug, the '60s so raw and raucous, the revolutions stacked one on top of another, in race relations, gender roles, generational conflict, the clash of church and state - so many values and vanities tossed on the bonfire, and no one had a concordance to explain why it was all happening at once.
Nancy Gibbs
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