[bih-mahyuh r]
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verb (used with object), be·mired, be·mir·ing.
  1. to soil with mire; dirty or muddy: bemired clothing.
  2. to cause (an object or person) to sink in mire: a bemired wagon.

Origin of bemire

First recorded in 1525–35; be- + mire
Related formsbe·mire·ment, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for bemire

soil, slush, grime, muck, dirty, mire, begrime

British Dictionary definitions for bemire


verb (tr)
  1. to soil with or as if with mire
  2. (usually passive) to stick fast in mud or mire
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