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Meaning of BESMEAR

Pronunciation:  bi'smeer

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  spread or daub over

BESMEAR is a 7 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: bedaub, smear
 See Also: cover



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Be*smear"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Besmeared}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Besmearing}.]
To smear with any viscous, glutinous matter; to bedaub; to

      Besmeared with precious balm.            --Spenser.

Thesaurus Terms
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