smear /ˈsmɪ(ə)r/ 名詞
Smear v. t. [imp. & p. p. Smeared p. pr. & vb. n. Smearing.]
1. To overspread with anything unctuous, viscous, or adhesive; to daub; as, to smear anything with oil. “Smear the sleepy grooms with blood.”
2. To soil in any way; to contaminate; to pollute; to stain morally; as, to be smeared with infamy.
1. A fat, oily substance; oinment.
2. Hence, a spot made by, or as by, an unctuous or adhesive substance; a blot or blotch; a daub; a stain.
Slow broke the morn,
All damp and rolling vapor, with no sun,
But in its place a moving smear of light. --Alexander Smith.
n 1: slanderous defamation [syn: vilification, malignment]
2: a thin tissue or blood sample spread on a glass slide and
stained for cytologic examination and diagnosis under a
microscope [syn: cytologic smear, cytosmear]
3: a blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudge on his cheek" [syn:
smudge, spot, blot, daub, smirch, slur]
4: an act that brings discredit to the person who does it; "he
made a huge blot on his copybook" [syn: blot, smirch,
v 1: stain by smearing or daubing with a dirty substance
2: make a smudge on; soil by smudging [syn: blur, smudge, smutch]
3: cover (a surface) by smearing (a substance) over it; "smear
the wall with paint"; "daub the ceiling with plaster"
4: 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" [syn: defame, slander, smirch, asperse,
denigrate, calumniate, sully, besmirch]