Definitions For Smear


  • An act that brings discredit to the person who does it
  • A blemish made by dirt
  • A thin tissue or blood sample spread on a glass slide and stained for cytologic examination and diagnosis under a microscope
  • Slanderous defamation
  • A dirty mark, spot, streak, etc., made by touching or rubbing something
  • A very small sample of something (such as skin or blood) that someone examines with a microscope
  • An untrue story about a person that is meant to hurt that person's reputation


  • Charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone
  • Cover (a surface) by smearing (a substance) over it
  • Make a smudge on; soil by smudging
  • Stain by smearing or daubing with a dirty substance
  • To make (something) dirty by rubbing it with something else
  • To spread (something) over a surface
  • To spread or drip in an untidy way

Is Smear a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Smear is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Smear in a Sentence

  • The blood smear revealed malaria.
  • The children smeared the window with fingerprints.
  • She smeared jam on her toast.
  • Butter was smeared all over the counter.

Synonyms for Smear

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