Synonyms of smear in English:

smear

verb

  • 2 smear the meat with olive oil
    cover, coat, grease, lard; anoint
    literary bedaub

noun

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  • 2 there were a number of press smears about some of his closest aides
    false accusation, false report, false imputation, slander, libel, lie, untruth, slur, defamation, calumny, vilification; stain, taint

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