smarm

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from smarmy.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

smarm (plural smarms)

  1. smarmy language or behavior

Verb[edit]

smarm (third-person singular simple present smarms, present participle smarming, simple past and past participle smarmed)

  1. (intransitive) To fawn, to be unctuous.
  2. (transitive) To address in a fawning and unctuous manner.

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