follow Dictionary.com

Fiancé or fiancée? What's the difference?

smeg

Slang definitions & phrases for smeg

smear 1

modifier

: They never stoop to smear tactics

noun

: His whole campaign was a vile smear of the other party's man • The current term is ''negative campaigning'' (1943+)

verb

  1. To knock unconscious; kayo (1920+ Prizefighting)
  2. To defeat decisively; trounce; clobber, skunk: The Rangers got smeared 12–zip (1900+)
  3. To attack someone's reputation, esp with false or vague charges of the ad hominem sort; defame: His technique was always to smear his opponent and avoid talking about issues of substance (1847+)

[revived in the 1930s in the political context]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for smeg

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for smeg