verb. ['ˈsmɪr'] make a smudge on; soil by smudging.
Words that Rhyme with Smear
Example sentences of the word smear
1. Verb, base form
A mother mourning a child would smear the top of her head with white clay for about one year.
2. Noun, singular or mass
It will leave a smear on the trim.
3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Signs of fleas include tiny dark specks that turn a rust color if you smear them.
Quotes containing the word smear
1. Where I come from, we're more about efficiency,' he replies. 'A knife like this'll skewer food, smear butter, and slit throats all at the same time.
- Marie Lu, Champion
verb. ['ˈsmɪr'] cover (a surface) by smearing (a substance) over it.
- stand still
noun. ['ˈsmɪr'] a thin tissue or blood sample spread on a glass slide and stained for cytologic examination and diagnosis under a microscope.
- cytologic smear
- Pap smear
- sputum smear
- Papanicolaou smear
- cytologic specimen
- vaginal smear
- bronchoscopic smear
- cervical smear
- lower respiratory tract smear
- alimentary tract smear
- negative charge
noun. ['ˈsmɪr'] slanderous defamation.
- hatchet job
- pay cash
noun. ['ˈsmɪr'] an act that brings discredit to the person who does it.
verb. ['ˈsmɪr'] charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone.
- drag through the mud
verb. ['ˈsmɪr'] stain by smearing or daubing with a dirty substance.
noun. ['ˈsmɪr'] a blemish made by dirt.