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v. smeared, smear·ing, smears
a. To spread or daub (a surface, for example) with a sticky, greasy, or dirty substance.
b. To apply by spreading or daubing: smeared suntan lotion on my face and arms.
c. To cause to be blurry or spread in unwanted places: The ink on the poster was smeared.
2. To stain or attempt to destroy the reputation of; vilify: political enemies who smeared his name.
3. Slang To defeat utterly.
To spread easily in an undesired way: This mascara smears when it gets wet.
1. A mark made by smearing; a spot or blot.
2. A substance to be spread on a surface.
3. Biology A sample, as of blood or bacterial cells, spread on a slide for microscopic examination or on the surface of a culture medium.
a. Vilification or slander.
b. A vilifying or slanderous remark.

[Middle English smeren, to anoint, from Old English smerian.]
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adjective filthy, soiled, dirty, muddy, messy, grubby, sullied, grimy, unclean, mucky, grotty (slang), grungy (slang, chiefly U.S. & Canad.), scuzzy (slang, chiefly U.S.), begrimed, skanky (slang) long, smeared windows
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"Do you remember when the smeared bit was done, sir?" asked the Sergeant.
Their feet, however, became so smeared with the honey that they could not use their wings, nor release themselves, and were suffocated.
Passepartout jumped off the box and followed his master, who, after paying the cabman, was about to enter the station, when a poor beggar-woman, with a child in her arms, her naked feet smeared with mud, her head covered with a wretched bonnet, from which hung a tattered feather, and her shoulders shrouded in a ragged shawl, approached, and mournfully asked for alms.