smeary

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English *smery, *smeri, from Old English smeoruwiġ (fatty, greasy, unctious, smeary), equivalent to smear +‎ -y.

Adjective[edit]

smeary (comparative more smeary, superlative most smeary)

  1. Of a consistency like smear or grease; viscous; adhesive; sticky.
  2. Tending to smear or soil.
  3. Having of showing smears; smeared.

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