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- Rhymes: -ɪə(ɹ)
- (transitive) To smear over; smear all over; sully.
2012 January 26, Jim Vandehei, Mike Allen, “Drudge, conservative media criticize Newt Gingrich”, Politico:
- His public record is already besmeared with tawdry divorces,…
to smear over, sully