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smear

US [smɪr]
UK [smɪə(r)]
  • v.诽谤;(用油性或稀软物质)胡乱涂抹;弄脏;弄上油污
  • n.污点;污迹;污渍;(尤指政治上的)抹黑
  • Web涂片;拖尾;曳尾
Simple Present:smears  Present Participle:smearing  Past Tense:smeared  
Smear
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v.
1.
[t]
(用油性或稀软物质)胡乱涂抹to spread an oily or soft substance over a surface in a rough or careless way
The children had smeared mud on the walls.
那几个孩子往墙上抹了泥巴。
The children had smeared the walls with mud.
那几个孩子往墙上抹了泥巴。
2.
[t]
~ sth
弄脏;弄上油污to make sth dirty or greasy
His glasses were smeared.
他的眼镜脏了。
smeared windows
脏了的窗户
3.
[t]
~ sb/sth
诽谤;诋毁to damage sb's reputation by saying unpleasant things about them that are not true
The story was an attempt to smear the party leader.
这篇报道是企图玷污该党领袖的声誉。
4.
[t][i]
~ (sth)
把(字迹、图画等)蹭得模糊不清;变得模糊不清to rub writing, a drawing, etc. so that it is no longer clear; to become not clear in this way
The last few words of the letter were smeared.
信的最后几个字蹭得看不清了。
n.
1.
污迹;污渍;污点an oily or dirty mark
a smear of jam
果酱渍
2.
(尤指政治上的)抹黑,丑化a story that is not true about sb that is intended to damage their reputation, especially in politics
He was a victim of a smear campaign .
他受到对方的毁谤攻击。

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