bemire

[ bih-mahyuhr ]
/ bɪˈmaɪər /

verb (used with object), be·mired, be·mir·ing.

to soil with mire; dirty or muddy: bemired clothing.
to cause (an object or person) to sink in mire: a bemired wagon.

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Origin of bemire

First recorded in 1525–35; be- + mire

OTHER WORDS FROM bemire

be·mire·ment, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for bemire

bemire
/ (bɪˈmaɪə) /

verb (tr)

to soil with or as if with mire
(usually passive) to stick fast in mud or mire
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