Definition of complacently in English:



  • See complacent

    • ‘They have not done that by sitting back complacently.’
    • ‘Are my followers and I supposed to sit there tomorrow and eat our turkey complacently while this persecution is occurring?’
    • ‘Your editorial complacently endorsed the notion of matching the European Union average on health spending.’
    • ‘The guys who run the companies now are sheep complacently chewing on their dollar bills.’
    • ‘But later that day I went down to the pond to find the mother duck sitting complacently on the water while 12 little ducklings were shuttling about around her.’