Bedeutung von “smear” — Learner’s Dictionary

smear

verb [ T ] us uk /smɪər/
SPREAD

to spread a thick liquid or sticky substance over something:

His shirt was smeared with paint.
He smeared / sun cream over his face and neck.
SAY

to say unpleasant and untrue things about someone in order to harm them, especially in politics

(Definition von “smear verb” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)