Origin of smithereens
Examples from the Web for smither
All this Smither did—an undeniable servant trained many years ago under Aunt Ann to a perfection not now procurable.
Well, Smither, I want to see him, if I can; in case he has anything to say to me.
They walked up two and two—he and Gradman, Cook and Smither—to the family vault.
And Smither had told her more than once that she had picked books off the floor in doing the room.
When Smither, creaking with excitement, had left him, Soames entered the dining-room and sniffed.
British Dictionary definitions for smither
Word Origin for smithereens
Word Origin and History for smither
"small fragments," 1810, smiddereens, from Irish smidirin, diminutive of smiodar "fragment," perhaps with diminutive ending as in Colleen.