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Simper

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Noun

1. simper

a silly self-conscious smile

Verb

1. simper, smirk

smile affectedly or derisively


1. simper

a silly self-conscious smile


1. simper, smirk

smile affectedly or derisively

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Simper

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verb
1. (intransitive)
to smile coyly, affectedly, or in a silly self-conscious way
2. (transitive)
to utter (something) in a simpering manner
noun
3. 
a simpering smile; smirk

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Simper

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verb intransitive
1. 
to smile in a silly, affected, or self-conscious way
verb transitive
2. 
to say or express with a simper
noun
3. 
a silly, affected, or self-conscious smile

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Simper

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v. sim·pered, sim·per·ing, sim·pers
v.intr.
To smile in a silly, self-conscious, often coy manner.
v.tr.
To utter or express with a silly, self-conscious, often coy smile: simpered a lame excuse.
n.
A silly, self-conscious, often coy smile.

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