simper

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A foolish, frivolous, self-conscious, or affected smile; a smirk

He paused, and then a strange expression appeared on his lips. It was very like a simper.

To smile in a foolish, frivolous, self-conscious, coy, or smug manner

How the fools kotowed and simpered while I looked over their jewels and speculated upon how much I could get for them!.

{v} to smile like a fool, to look pleasantly
{n} a kind of smile, a foolish smile
To smile in a silly, affected, or conceited manner
To smile in a frivolous, self-conscious manner
{f} smirk, smile foolishly
smile affectedly or derisively
{i} smirk, sly or silly smile
A frivolous, self-conscious smile
A constrained, self- conscious smile; an affected, silly smile; a smirk
When someone simpers, they smile in a rather silly way. The maid lowered her chin and simpered. Simper is also a noun. `Thank you doctor,' said the nurse with a simper. to smile in a silly annoying way (Perhaps from a language)
To glimmer; to twinkle
simpered
past of simper
simpering
present participle of simper
simpering
{i} act of smiling foolishly
simpering
from Simper, v
simperingly
with a smirk, with a foolish grin
simperingly
In a simpering manner
simpers
plural of , simper
simpers
third-person singular of simper
simper

    Расстановка переносов

    sim·per

    Турецкое произношение

    sîmpır

    Произношение

    /ˈsəmpər/ /ˈsɪmpɜr/

    Этимология

    [ 'sim-p&r ] (verb.) circa 1563. Origin uncertain; compare (probably from in Online Etymology dictionary) Danish simper / semper (“coy”), German zimper (“elegant, dainty”).

    Времена

    simpers, simpering, simpered

    Слово дня

    impeach
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