smear - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate smear

smear is hyphenated as smear

How to pronounce smear

smear is pronounced s mēːr

Number of syllables in smear

The number of syllables in smear is 1

What part of speech in smear?

smear can be a noun or an intransitive verb or a verb participle

How common in the word smear?

smear is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does smear convey?

Has a sentiment score of -2 on a scale of -5 to +5

Common collocations after 'smear'

across, around, black, blood, cheek, dirt, face, floor, forehead, hand, mud, over, red, through, wall

Common collocations before 'smear'

away, back, blood, body, down, face, hand, leaving, left, like, look, only, red, saw, see

Common collocations of 'smear'

across, around, away, back, black, blood, blue, cheek, color, dark, dirt, down, eye, face, floor, glass, hand, leaving, left, like, lip, look, mud, over, red, saw, see, tear, through, wall

Words with similar spelling to smear

mear, sear, shear, spear, swear

List of anagrams of smear

marse, maser, Mears, Meras, SAmer, Seram, mares, reams

Lists containing smear

Common collocations of 'mud'
Common collocations of 'ink'
Common collocations before 'lipstick'
Common collocations of 'lipstick'
Common collocations before 'grease'
Common collocations of 'grease'
Common collocations of 'charcoal'
Common collocations before 'paste'
Common collocations of 'paste'
Common collocations of 'soot'
Common collocations of 'camouflage'
Common collocations of 'plasma'
Common collocations of 'Alliance'
Common collocations of 'lapse'
Words with similar spelling to mear
Words with similar spelling to sear
Words with similar spelling to shear
Words with similar spelling to spear
Words with similar spelling to swear
Synonyms of 'anoint'
Synonyms of 'baton'
Synonyms of 'beat'
Synonyms of 'bedaub'
Synonyms of 'bedizen'
Synonyms of 'befoul'
Synonyms of 'besmear'
Synonyms of 'besmirch'
Synonyms of 'bespatter'
Synonyms of 'biopsy'
Synonyms of 'black eye'
Synonyms of 'black mark'
Synonyms of 'black'
Synonyms of 'blacken'
Synonyms of 'blemish'
Synonyms of 'Black'
Synonyms of 'bloodstain'
Synonyms of 'blot'
Synonyms of 'blotch'
Synonyms of 'blur'
Synonyms of 'brand'
Synonyms of 'bulldoze'
Synonyms of 'butter'
Synonyms of 'calcimine'
Synonyms of 'censure'
Synonyms of 'clobber'
Synonyms of 'cloud'
Synonyms of 'coat'
Synonyms of 'color'
Synonyms of 'cover'
Synonyms of 'cream'
Synonyms of 'dab'
Synonyms of 'darken'
Synonyms of 'daub'
Synonyms of 'defamation'
Synonyms of 'defame'
Synonyms of 'defile'
Synonyms of 'denigrate'
Synonyms of 'diagnosis'
Synonyms of 'dip'
Synonyms of 'dirty'
Synonyms of 'disapprove'
Synonyms of 'discolor'
Synonyms of 'discredit'
Synonyms of 'disgrace'
Synonyms of 'dishonor'
Synonyms of 'disparage'
Synonyms of 'disparagement'
Synonyms of 'dress'
Synonyms of 'drub'
Synonyms of 'dye'
Synonyms of 'emblazon'
Synonyms of 'embrocate'
Synonyms of 'enamel'
Synonyms of 'examination'
Synonyms of 'expose'
Synonyms of 'eyesore'
Synonyms of 'face'
Synonyms of 'flick'
Synonyms of 'flyspeck'
Synonyms of 'foul'
List of anagrams of marse
List of anagrams of mares
List of anagrams of Mears
List of anagrams of reams
List of anagrams of maser
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