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smear

Synonyms of smear in English:

verb

  • 1 the table was smeared with grease
    blur
    informalsplotch, splodge
    literarybesmirch
  • 2 smear the meat with olive oil
    cover, coat, grease, lard;
    anoint
    literarybedaub
  • 3 she smeared sunblock on her skin
    spread, rub, daub, slap, slather, smother, plaster, cream, slick;
    apply, put on, dab
    literarybesmear
  • 4 it's a campaign by people who are trying to smear our reputation
    North American slur
    informaldo a hatchet job on
    literarysmirch
    rareasperse, vilipend
  • noun

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  • 1 a smear of yellow paint smears of blood
    informalsplotch, splodge
  • 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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