Definition of 'self-satisfied'
Example sentences containing 'self-satisfied'
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The jazz soundtrack defines this oddity - often virtuosic and bewitching but slightly self-satisfied and overplayed.The Sun (2014) Christianity Today (2000)
The rosy tint in their cheeks is not from tending the land; it comes from being smug and self-satisfied.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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