Translation of "smear" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /smɪər/ us /smɪər/

to spread a thick liquid or sticky substance over something

embadurnar, untar
His shirt was smeared with paint.
noun uk /smɪər/ us /smɪər/

a dirty mark

There was a smear of oil on his cheek.

(Translation of “smear” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /smiə/

to spread (something sticky or oily) over a surface

untar, embadurnar
The little boy smeared jam on the chair.

to make or become blurred; to smudge

borrar, manchar
He brushed against the newly painted notice and smeared the lettering.

to try to discredit (a person etc) by slandering him

calumniar, difamar
He has been spreading false stories in an attempt to smear us.

(Translation of “smear” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)