Definition of “smithereens” - English Dictionary


“smithereens” in English

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smithereensnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˌsmɪð.ərˈiːnz/ us /ˌsmɪð.əˈriːnz/ informal

(Definition of “smithereens” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“smithereens” in American English

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smithereensplural noun

us /ˌsmɪð·əˈrinz/

a lot of small, broken pieces:

The vase smashed to smithereens when it fell.

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