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English definition of “smithereens”


noun [plural] uk   /ˌsmɪð.ərˈiːnz/ us    /-əˈriːnz/ informal
a lot of very small broken pieces: Our city was bombed to smithereens during the war. So many films nowadays involve everyone and everything being blown to smithereens.Words meaning small pieces and amounts
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