Synonyms for smear
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Wiktionary5.0 / 1 vote
To spread (a substance, especially one that colours or is dirty) across a surface by rubbing.
This detergent cleans windows without leaving smears.
To have a substance smeared on (a surface).
I'm going to the doctor's this afternoon for a smear.
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smear, vilification, malignmentnoun
smear, cytologic smear, cytosmearnoun
a thin tissue or blood sample spread on a glass slide and stained for cytologic examination and diagnosis under a microscope
smudge, spot, blot, daub, smear, smirch, slurnoun
a blemish made by dirt
"he had a smudge on his cheek"
smudge, bit, patch, dapple, office, speckle, pip, touch, cytosmear, place, aspersion, daub, fleck, cytologic smear, maculation, slur, post, stain, malignment, position, smirch, vilification, billet, blot, spotlight, spot, point, situation, berth, topographic point
blot, smear, smirch, spot, stainverb
an act that brings discredit to the person who does it
"he made a huge blot on his copybook"
vilification, billet, berth, blot, place, spot, mark, grunge, touch, dapple, discolouration, post, grease, spotlight, topographic point, point, bit, brand, position, cytosmear, grime, stigma, fleck, slur, dirt, maculation, daub, speckle, malignment, smudge, filth, discoloration, smirch, situation, office, stain, soil, pip, cytologic smear, patch
stain by smearing or daubing with a dirty substance
smear, blur, smudge, smutchverb
make a smudge on; soil by smudging
cover (a surface) by smearing (a substance) over it
"smear the wall with paint"; "daub the ceiling with plaster"
defame, slander, smirch, asperse, denigrate, calumniate, smear, sully, besmirchverb
charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone
"The journalists have defamed me!" "The article in the paper sullied my reputation"
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell owes an apology to Dr. Ford for labeling her allegations a' smear job.' Let me repeat that, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell owes an apology to Dr. Ford for labeling her allegations a' smear job' and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell should apologize to her immediately, it is galling -- galling for the Republican leader who has done more than maybe anyone else to politicize the Supreme Court nomination process, to make these trumped up, hyperbolic charges.
It appears on a whole range of stories they are in the lying and smear campaigning business, my experience does not look like an isolated incident.These guys play dirty, and I have seen it firsthand. NUNES FILES $ 9.9 M LAWSUIT AGAINST FUSION GPS, ALLEGING SMEAR CAMPAIGN AND RICO VIOLATIONS He continued :.
It is a tabloid smear and it is a smear that has come from Donald Trump and his henchmen.
It's tabloid smear, and it is a smear that has come from Donald Trump and his henchmen.
You demonize...we call it the wrap-up smear, you smear somebody with falsehoods and all the rest, and then you merchandise it and then you write it and say, See, it's reported in the press that this, this, and this... so they have that validation that the press reported the smear and then it's called a wrap-up-smear and the merchandise is the press' report on the smear we made. It's a tactic, and it's self-evident.
Translations for smear
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- untar, empastifar, escamparCatalan, Valencian
- fifamigi, ŝmiriEsperanto
- manchar, difamar, untar, embadurnar, aplicar, cubrir, manchaSpanish
- frottis, traînée, trace, badigeonner, diffamerFrench
- macchia, macchiare, sbavatura, spalmare, denigrare, diffamare, imbrattare, sbavareItalian
- 塗り付ける, 塗るJapanese
- smeren, lasteren, insmeren, uitsmerenDutch
- badijona, frotiuRomanian
- марать, мазать, замарать, смазывать, размазать, смазать, размазывать, намазатьRussian
- мазати, mȁzatiSerbo-Croatian
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