smeren

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch smeren, from Old Dutch *smirwen, from Proto-Germanic *smirwijaną, from *smerwą (grease, fat) (from which Dutch smeer).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

smeren (past singular smeerde, past participle gesmeerd)

  1. (transitive) to smear, to rub a substance onto
  2. (transitive, by extension, of bread-like foods) to make, to butter
  3. (transitive) to grease, oil etc. (to make run more smoothly)
    Je fiets moet nodig gesmeerd worden
  4. (transitive) to corrupt, pay off

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

smeren

  1. Plural form of smeer