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A certain attitude often accompanied by a squinty look and a superior smile that makes you instantly hate a person. Similar to snobby.
He/she/it is totally smarmy, I want to punch them in the face.
by Jack April 02, 2004
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Forwardly and unknowingly exuding lightly overbearing and somewhat slimy behavior. One who would stab you in the back if he or she could get away with it. One who would sell their own mother's soul for benefit and/or attention. A subtle scumbag, sleezball, wretch, or creepshow.
If that smarmy guy comes by my desk again today, I hope I am away at a meeting.
by Nichodroid November 02, 2009
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A person who is in love with himself/herself and his/hers oppinions and displays this by showing subtle contempt of people of a different opinion, class or personality. He/she also belittles other people and his/her relations to them aren't even skin deep, but merely superficial consisting mostly of remarks and comments the smarmy person thinks are cute, but which makes ordinary people sick. The smugness of a smarmy person is almost as big as his/her ego (which is enormous). A smarmy person usually doesn't have a real reason for his/her behavior, but it makes him/her feel important.
Piers Morgan is the real-world living definition of the word smarmy.
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A sleazy, insincere demeanor, possessed by one who puts on a fake smile and has ill intent. One who is not what they appear to be. A sales person who uses phrases like "pull the trigger"
The time share sales manager, looked like a weasel, and had a smarmy way about him.
by hawaiitalent December 08, 2008
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behavior not unlike Eddie Haskell (in Leave It To Beaver) or Tristan Farnon (in All Creatures Great and Small)

being a slimy, two-faced, back-stabbing, ego-centric arse
It's a wonder such a smarmy putz survives long enough to reproduce.
by SpookyJudy February 24, 2010
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sleezy, self-centered and insincere. one whom has his own agenda which conflicts with the interests of others. very fake and/or two-faced.
the animation chair at a particular art school fort lauderdale, florida is an insincere smarmy bastard who treats students like lower life forms.
by B. Baker January 03, 2008
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Cheesy, pretentious, not as attractive as one thinks one is and/or greasy and slimy.

Also, that which is full of smarm.
Howard McGillin and Lance Bass are so smarmy that they live on the smarm farm. MSL and J.Tart can come, too.
by Smarmalade November 18, 2006
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