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Definition of smarmy adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

smarmy

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈsmɑːmi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsmɑːrmi//
 
(smarmier, smarmiest) (informal, disapproving)
 
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too polite in a way that is not sincere synonym smooth a smarmy salesman To be honest I found the hotel staff rather smarmy.
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