Smug

Definition of Smug

a.1.Studiously neat or nice, especially in dress; spruce; affectedly precise; smooth and prim.
They be so smug and smooth.
- Robynson (More's Utopia).
The smug and scanty draperies of his style.
- De Quincey.
A young, smug, handsome holiness has no fellow.
- Beau. & Fl.
v. t.1.To make smug, or spruce.
[imp. & p. p. Smugged ; p. pr. & vb. n. Smugging.]
Thus said, he smugged his beard, and stroked up fair.
- Dryton.

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