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smear

smear - Dictionary definition and meaning for word smear

Definition
(noun) slanderous defamation
Synonyms : malignment , vilification

Definition
(noun) a thin tissue or blood sample spread on a glass slide and stained for cytologic examination and diagnosis under a microscope
Synonyms : cytologic smear , cytosmear

Definition
(noun) a blemish made by dirt
Synonyms : blot , daub , slur , smirch , smudge , spot
Example Sentence
  • he had a smudge on his cheek

Definition
(noun) an act that brings discredit to the person who does it
Synonyms : blot , smirch , spot , stain
Example Sentence
  • he made a huge blot on his copybook

Definition
(verb) stain by smearing or daubing with a dirty substance
Definition
(verb) make a smudge on; soil by smudging
Synonyms : blur , smudge , smutch

Definition
(verb) cover (a surface) by smearing (a substance) over it
Synonyms : daub
Example Sentence
  • smear the wall with paint
  • daub the ceiling with plaster

Definition
(verb) charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone
Example Sentence
  • The journalists have defamed me!
  • The article in the paper sullied my reputation

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for smear

SMEAR in hindi means DAAG DHABBA SMEAR (SM + EAR) SM for SOME EAR for EAR Imagine SOMEONE who never cleans his EAR. His EAR is so DIRTY that you just feel like spitting on it. Imagine it .... SoMEone's EAR so SMEAR URGGG !!!!
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by r4nj33t

Scochtape maar.
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by shadip

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