Simper is to smile or smirk in a silly or coy way.(verb)
When you are pleased with yourself and you give a silly smirk, this is an example of when you simper.
The definition of a simper is a coy or silly smile.(noun)
The smile you give when you are self-conscious about something you have done is an example of a simper.
See simper in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Early ModE, akin to Dan dial., MDu simperlijc, dainty, affected
See simper in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb sim·pered, sim·per·ing, sim·pers verb, intransitive
Origin: Perhaps of Scandinavian origin.
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