smeary

[smeer-ee]
adjective, smearier, smeariest.
1.
showing smears; smeared.
2.
tending to smear or soil.

Origin:
1520–30; smear + -y1

smeariness, noun
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smeary (ˈsmɪərɪ)
 
adj , -rier, -riest
smeared, dirty; blurred by smearing
 
smearily
 
adv
 
smeariness
 
n

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Example sentences
Behind her, a video screen projected homemade art: smeary paintings and silhouettes of toy birds.
Light sources started to leave smeary trails across my field of vision.
Shot in smeary video, it sports the static, by-the-book camera work of a daytime soap-opera.
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