Smear in a sentence as a noun

Google uses a "leap smear" and slowly accounts for the leap second before it happens.

That they would fall for such an obvious smear campaign, well.. I'm disappointed.

I guess having a website means you make nonsensical statements and then be quoted on some smear campaign's website?

That is a dark smear on Broder -- at least if Broder was planning to be a scientific journalist -- but also a dark smear on Tesla's customer support.

How could an engineer win an election where the campaigning generally consists of 5 second soundbites and smear campaigns?2.

Now you continue to jump at any opportunity to smear Google as if getting agreement from people who've never worked there will somehow make it all better.

Smear in a sentence as a verb

The 5 seconds you make eye contact with someone and say hi to them are vital for gathering your senses, and starting this interaction a new. If you didn't say "hi, how are you", ******* clients would rub off on you and you would smear that bad vibe on all subsequent clients.

The people who attacked PG have an agenda:* Publicly shame as many top males for anything possible to make room for women - assume the worst and don't try to resolve possible misunderstanding privately, but instead immediately engage in public smear campaigns.

However... when I read about something like this, and then I see a company like Google figuring out a time smear function to seamlessly account for a leap second in their servers to avoid cascading system changes... it's hard to feel the two companies are functioning on the same level.

It would be entirely consistent with his character to smear himself in order to convince the government that they didn't want him -- just like the letter he wrote to the draft board proclaiming that he was not truly crazy, but was instead precisely crazy enough to not want them to think he was crazy.

Title should read: Aspiring author with evidence of a relatively minor issue finding small quantities of harmless e-waste at an e-waste recycling site is peeved that tech companies were more interested in resolving the issue than providing material for his book, launches an unsuccessful campaign to smear said companies' reputations and get free publicity for his book

Smear definitions


slanderous defamation

See also: vilification malignment


a thin tissue or blood sample spread on a glass slide and stained for cytologic examination and diagnosis under a microscope

See also: cytosmear


a blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudge on his cheek"

See also: smudge spot blot daub smirch slur


an act that brings discredit to the person who does it; "he made a huge blot on his copybook"

See also: blot smirch spot stain


stain by smearing or daubing with a dirty substance


make a smudge on; soil by smudging

See also: blur smudge smutch


cover (a surface) by smearing (a substance) over it; "smear the wall with paint"; "daub the ceiling with plaster"

See also: daub


charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone; "The journalists have defamed me!" "The article in the paper sullied my reputation"

See also: defame slander smirch asperse denigrate calumniate sully besmirch