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  • v. Present participle of smirt.


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  • In fact, this update goes even further and there is a new word in the English language: "smirting", which is a combination of "smoking" and "flirting".

    ‘absolutely intercultural!’

  • Looks like there's a new cool version of flirting, to take over from "smirting" (making up to the opposite sex in the smokers 'refuges that have sprung up outside pubs & offices since the smoking ban.

    We Blog A Lot

  • A pleasant morning, and nice to get a chance to see the city showing its better colors; Ljubljana has many riverside cafés and it is all quite pleasant (for my tastes today with the sun, although even in the rain the locals sit outside, I think in part because one cannot smoke indoors and so (mostly) smokers are always out there gossipping and smirting and so on).

    Breakfast in Bed

  • Contributing to the increase in the number of smokers is the flirtation practice of smirting, a ritual of flirting outside pubs using cigarettes as the social piece to do so.

    Charles Kennedy, Hypocrisy and Consistency

  • Forget speed dating, blind dates and the web – smirting is the new way to bag a partner.

    Smirting Craze Revealed | Impact Lab

  • Welcome to the practice of smirting smoking and flirting, a craze which has swept Ireland since the introduction of the pub and restaurant smoking ban in January 2004.

    Smirting Craze Revealed | Impact Lab

  • This increase in social smoking is one of the more worrying aspects of smirting.

    Smirting Craze Revealed | Impact Lab

  • Wikipedia has picked up this new trend and even describes the phenomenon of "passive smirting" as "the pastime for those who stand outside with friends or colleagues but do not actually smoke themselves." absolutely changed:

    ‘absolutely intercultural!’

  • I'd left my husband then and was smirting from a broken relationship.


  • As if LCD Soundsystem's Losing My Edge doesn't give you eight minutes of precious smirting time, their remixes can see you through a cigarette break, toilet stop, bar visit and bouncer punch up, and still leave you with a few minutes to pretend you're mixing it yourself.

    The Guardian World News


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