Definition of smug:
Synonyms for smug:
pompous, groomed, Midland, kempt, superior, tidy, snobbish, important, self-conceited, prideful, self-important, stuck up, self-satisfied, vainglorious, pleased with oneself, overweening, shipshape, egotistic, immodest, well-groomed, prim, egotistical, complacent, priggish, tidied, self-opinionated, orderly, biggety, bigheaded, snug, crisp, antiseptic, patronizing, consequential, content, stuck on oneself, self-righteous, uncluttered, self-complacent, trim, contented, picked up, arrogant, bandbox, trig.
- proud (part of speech: adjective)
- vain (part of speech: adjective)
- "Franklin Kane", Anne Douglas Sedgwick.
There were several clergymen in the room; one, rather fat, with a smug look and a smartly dressed wife, Jean decided must have married an heiress; another, with very prominent teeth and kind eyes, was accompanied by an extremely aged mother and two lean sisters.- "Penny Plain", Anna Buchan (writing as O. Douglas).
- "The Aspirations of Jean Servien", Anatole France.