smarmy in a sentence

Example sentences for smarmy

It is uplifting and sentimental without being moralistic and smarmy.
It comes bound in an annoying leather case that smacks of smarmy corporate importance.
He calls chroniclers of the decline of higher education witch hunters and smarmy seekers of nostalgia.
From a watchful father figure he becomes a smarmy suitor and eventually a wildly jealous and possessive warden.
The smarmy premise will, no doubt, turn out to be life-affirming.
His smarmy prurience becomes a factor in national policy.

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