shit-eating grin

shit-eating grin

rude slang A facial expression denoting arrogance, smugness, or self-satisfaction. Primarily heard in US. I really wanted to wipe that shit-eating grin off his face after he won the poker game.
See also: grin
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Shortly thereafter, "with a big shit-eating grin," Richie looses his two pitbulls on Jared.
Dave waded into the dispute with his trademark shit-eating grin, flip-flopped the verdict three or four times and then momentarily pretended like he'd been struck deaf.
Blumenthal astutely highlighted Indyk's J Street tirade blaming late PLO leader Arafat with "that big shit-eating grin of his" for the failings of the so-called Clinton peace parameters, despite the fact that Arafat had indeed accepted them.
Looking like the girl most likely to become a kinky school librarian, she hurls herself through the movie's gauntlet of humiliating physical comedy with stumblebum aplomb, whether trying to save face after an awkward bathing-suit malfunction or sporting a quite literal shit-eating grin.
Bookseller and activist Derek Link is seen delivering a shit-eating grin into a friend's camera and chuckling, "We're at People With AIDS health group, the largest underground buyer's club in the United States.
So now I am walking around with a shit-eating grin on my face.
It culminates with Divine chowing down on real dog feces, shit-eating grin to boot--a scene that retains its nauseating power even to this day.
Randy was wearing a t-shirt denoting Asshole University enrollment and a shit-eating grin.
What they actually did on the deck of the "Teddy" was to march about with shit-eating grins, as if to say, Pardon us for being elected.
You don't even want to think about the occasions-the shit-eating grins and forced bonhomie-that poor, stupid Clarence is remembering here.