[ smeer-keys ]
/ ˈsmɪərˌkeɪs /
noun Chiefly North Midland U.S.
any soft cheese suitable for spreading or eating with a spoon, especially a sour cottage cheese.
“In Case Of” vs. “In The Event Of”: Which One Is Correct?Do you break the glass in case of emergency or in the event of emergency? The phrases in case of and in the event of are both prepositions. The first one means if it should occur. The second means if or when something happens. A preposition is a word or phrase that shows a relationship between two elements in a clause. Some common prepositions are …
Sever And Other Trending Words On Dictionary.com1. What caused the biggest jump in searches on dictionary.com this week? The word rehabilitation had a whole lot of people scratching their heads. The term took a 607% leap in searches over the prior week. The spike followed news out of Connecticut that a former University of Hartford student named Brianna Brochu had been sentenced by a judge to “accelerated rehabilitation.” In Brochu’s case, rehabilitation …
- smear culture,
- smear test,
- smear word,
- smeaton, john,
Also smier·case, schmierkase.
Origin of smearcase
Regional variation note
See cottage cheese.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for smear-case
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper