shit-eating grin

n
a facial expression showing extreme (usually malicious) satisfaction. Origi-nally an Americanism, the expression is now also heard elsewhere.
► 'I didn't want to see the shit-eating grins on the cozzers' faces.' (Jimmy Robinson, released prisoner speaking on the BBC TV programme Panorama, 24 February 1997)

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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