smithereens

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Etymology[edit]

From Irish smidiríní, diminutive form of smiodar (fragment).

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smithereens (plural only)

  1. Fragments or splintered pieces; numerous tiny disconnected items.
    The urn shattered into smithereens the moment it hit the ground.

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  • Always plural.

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