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English definition of “smear”


verb [T usually + adv/prep] (SPREAD)    /smɪər/ US  /smɪr/
to spread a liquid or a thick substance over a surface : The children had smeared peanut butter all over the sofa . Can you explain why the front of your car is smeared with blood ?Spreading and scattering
(Definition of smear verb (SPREAD) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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