A smirk is a smile evoking insolence, scorn, or offensive smugness, falling into the category of what Desmond Morris described as Deformed-compliment Signals. A smirk may also be an affected, ingratiating smile, as in Mr Bennet's description of Mr Wickham as making smirking love to all his new in-laws in the novel Pride and Prejudice.

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  • A smirk is a smile evoking insolence, scorn, or offensive smugness, falling into the category of what Desmond Morris described as Deformed-compliment Signals. A smirk may also be an affected, ingratiating smile, as in Mr Bennet's description of Mr Wickham as making smirking love to all his new in-laws in the novel Pride and Prejudice. (en)
  • Посмішка (синоніми: , ) — вираз обличчя, губ та очей, що відбиває іронію, насмішку (глузування, сарказм). Часом вживається як синонім до слова усмішка. (uk)
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  • A smirk is a smile evoking insolence, scorn, or offensive smugness, falling into the category of what Desmond Morris described as Deformed-compliment Signals. A smirk may also be an affected, ingratiating smile, as in Mr Bennet's description of Mr Wickham as making smirking love to all his new in-laws in the novel Pride and Prejudice. (en)
  • Посмішка (синоніми: , ) — вираз обличчя, губ та очей, що відбиває іронію, насмішку (глузування, сарказм). Часом вживається як синонім до слова усмішка. (uk)
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  • Smirk (en)
  • Посмішка (uk)
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