simperer
noun see simper I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Simperer — Sim per*er, n. One who simpers. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] A simperer that a court affords. T. Nevile. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • simperer — See simper. * * * …   Universalium

  • simperer — noun One who simpers …   Wiktionary

  • simperer — n. one who smirks, one who smiles with a foolish grin …   English contemporary dictionary

  • simperer — premiers …   Anagrams dictionary

  • simperer — sim·per·er …   English syllables

  • simperer — noun a smiler whose smile is silly and self conscious and sometimes coy • Derivationally related forms: ↑simper • Hypernyms: ↑smiler …   Useful english dictionary

  • premiers — simperer …   Anagrams dictionary

  • simper — simperer, n. simperingly, adv. /sim peuhr/, v.i. 1. to smile in a silly, self conscious way. v.t. 2. to say with a simper. n. 3. a silly, self conscious smile. [1555 65; akin to MD zimperlijc, dial. Dan simper affected, Dan sippe affected woman,… …   Universalium

  • simper — I. verb (simpered; simpering) Etymology: akin to Middle Dutch zimperlijc elegant, Danish dialect simper affected, coy Date: circa 1563 intransitive verb to smile in a silly manner transitive verb to say with a simper < simpered an apology > •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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