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1 smear /ˈsmiɚ/ noun
plural smears
1 smear
/ˈsmiɚ/
noun
plural smears
Learner's definition of SMEAR
[count]
: a dirty mark, spot, streak, etc., made by touching or rubbing something
medical : a very small sample of something (such as skin or blood) that someone examines with a microscope see also pap smear
: an untrue story about a person that is meant to hurt that person's reputation often used before another noun
2 smear /ˈsmiɚ/ verb
smears; smeared; smearing
2 smear
/ˈsmiɚ/
verb
smears; smeared; smearing
Learner's definition of SMEAR
[+ object] : to make (something) dirty by rubbing it with something else
[+ object] : to spread (something) over a surface
[no object] : to spread or drip in an untidy way
[+ object] : to cause (something) to spread or drip in an untidy way
[+ object] : to make untrue statements about someone in order to hurt that person's reputation
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