adjective, smear·i·er, smear·i·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM smearysmear·i·ness, noun
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How to use smeary in a sentence
A lightly tapered tip gives it just enough rise for buttery turn initiations and an overall smeary playfulness.
Ms Galvez caught me staring at it and handed me a permission slip on smeary Xeroxed school letterhead.Little Brother|Cory Doctorow
What did they care for dust on the books and smeary window panes?Molly Brown of Kentucky|Nell Speed
In front of it a sagging woman with tight-drawn hair, and a baby bedraggled, smeary, glorious-eyed.Main Street|Sinclair Lewis
He had a passion for stealing sugarall the door knobs were smeary and sticky where his sugary hands had reached to open the doors.Joan of the Journal|Helen Diehl Olds
Poppy was painting, standing before a huge canvas and looking very smeary; she gave me a cheek to kiss, and she was thin!Affinities and Other Stories|Mary Roberts Rinehard