Grin vs. Smirk
Difference Between Grin and Smirk
A smile in which the lips are parted to reveal the teeth.
an uneven, often crooked smile that is insolent, self-satisfied or scornful
(obsolete) A snare; a gin.
a forced or affected smile; a simper
(intransitive) To smile, parting the lips so as to show the teeth.Why do you grin?Did I say something funny?
To smile in a way that is affected, smug, insolent or contemptuous.
(transitive) To express by grinning.She grinned pleasure at his embarrassment.
(obsolete) smart; spruce; affected; simpering
To show the teeth, like a snarling dog.
a smile expressing smugness or scorn instead of pleasure
(transitive) To grin as part of producing a particular facial expression, such as a smile or sneer.He grinned a broad smile when I told him the result.He grinned a cruel sneer when I begged him to stop.
smile affectedly or derisively
a facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth; usually shows pleasure or amusement
to draw back the lips and reveal the teeth, in a smile, grimace, or snarl