(1) Some people might find it a little smarmy but it's very funny about publishing, agents and publicists.(2) Marc's smarmy false congratulations are another reminder to Josie of his ability to destroy her bliss.(3) The latter is different: barbed, energetic, smarmy , loud, dirty, assertive, insinuating.(4) Year in year out, hairdresser after hairdresser couldn't resist giving her that daft coiffe, those silly smarmy marmy waves.(5) Watch out for that extraordinary middle section, as Julie takes over the operatic role - and watch also for a rather smarmy peck on the shoulder at the end.(6) Most of it, however, sounds like last night's carnival, a smarmy brand of entertainment, too self satisfied to show real soul.(7) Never mind that as he reads from the monitor, Springer radiates smarmy insincerity.(8) Don't vote for some smarmy career-men in suits who buckle like paper cups the second the slightest pressure is applied.(9) He has almost no chance of winning my vote, out of principle more than anything else, however he's a good political performer, if a little smarmy .(10) Not nearly smarmy or nasty enough, and the denouement is far too rushed and has no emotional impact whatsoever.(11) How did a silly article by a smarmy TV presenter whom not very many people take seriously come to dominate the news?(12) Actually, I suspect Skinner would be more interesting on his own, when not playing half of a smarmy double-act.(13) Meet Tony, smarmy chick-magnet, Colin the computer nerd and Nodge the pseudo-intellectual.(14) In those days, he seemed like a smarmy dumb American, but he's grown into the best actor of his generation.(15) Some people said that he was smarmy but he wasn't at all.(16) The way he was paraded round the country as part of the cornet-licking, handholding, smily-wily smarmy double act made me heave.