from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. satisfied with oneself; especially too satisfied; smug; slightly arrogant
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Satisfied with one's self or one's actions; self-complacent.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Satisfied with one's abilities and virtues.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. contented to a fault with oneself or one's actions
- adj. marked by excessive complacency or self-satisfaction
There was a window just ahead of us, and standing next to it was Sharee, her arms folded, her expression self-satisfied.
Mr Miliband told him: "You and your Chancellor are but the byword for self-satisfied, smug complacency and that is the reality."
Describing the government's attitude as one of "total arrogance", Miliband told Cameron at PMQs: "You and your chancellor are but the byword for self-satisfied, smug complacency and that is the reality."
"You and your Chancellor are the byword for self-satisfied, smug complacency," he said.
That you find this self-satisfied hipster gibberish “insightful” is astonishing.
I find it hard to imagine a more oversampled, overstudied subgroup white kids in cities. “self-satisfied hipster gibberish.”
The Ivy League is a wired con — designed to ensure the self-satisfied elites that they are elite.
Rumsfeld finishes the book on a self-satisfied note, saying that President Obama has largely "kept in place the most contentious and widely derided Bush administration policies" -- terrorists are still not accorded POW status, Gitmo remains open, terrorist suspects are still being tried in military commissions rather than civilian courts, electronic surveillance and drone attacks continue.
But looking at those self-satisfied people right now, I don't want to hear about their personal style.
Now, it's true that the most callous, greedy, and morally self-satisfied monster in Charles Dickens's London would say precisely the same thing.
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