HyperDic: simper

English > 2 senses of the word simper:
NOUNcommunicationsimpera silly self-conscious smile
VERBbodysimper, smirksmile affectedly or derisively
simper > pronunciation
Soundssih'mper
Rhymesasper ... zipper: 139 rhymes with per...
English > simper: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA silly self-conscious smile.
Broadersmile, smiling, grin, grinningA facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth
English > simper: 2 senses > verb 1, body
Meaningsmile affectedly or derisively.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsmirk
NarrowerfleerTo smirk contemptuously
Broadersmilechange one's facial expression by spreading the lips, often to signal pleasure
Spanishsonreír afectadamente, sonreír burlonamente
Catalansomriure
Nounssimperera smiler whose smile is silly and self-conscious and sometimes coy

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