Definition of Smirch

1. Noun. A blemish made by dirt. "He had a smudge on his cheek"

Exact synonyms: Blot, Daub, Slur, Smear, Smudge, Spot
Generic synonyms: Blemish, Defect, Mar
Specialized synonyms: Blotch, Splodge, Splotch, Fingermark, Fingerprint, Inkblot
Derivative terms: Blot, Blot, Smear, Smear, Smudge, Smudgy, Spot, Spot



2. Verb. Smear so as to make dirty or stained.
Exact synonyms: Besmirch
Generic synonyms: Smear

3. Noun. An act that brings discredit to the person who does it. "He made a huge blot on his copybook"
Exact synonyms: Blot, Smear, Spot, Stain
Generic synonyms: Error, Fault, Mistake
Derivative terms: Stain

4. Verb. Charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone. "The article in the paper sullied my reputation"

Definition of Smirch

1. v. t. To smear with something which stains, or makes dirty; to smutch; to begrime; to soil; to sully.

2. n. A smutch; a dirty stain.

Definition of Smirch

1. Verb. to make dirty ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Smirch

1. to soil [v -ED, -ING, -ES] - See also: soil

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Smirch

smilier
smilies
smiliest
smiling
smiling(a)
smilingly
smilingness
smilings
smilish
smilo
smilo grass
smilodon
smilodons
sminthurid
smir
smirch (current term)
smirched
smirches
smirching
smirk
smirked
smirker
smirkers
smirkier
smirkiest
smirkily
smirkiness
smirking
smirkingly
smirks

Literary usage of Smirch

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1. Suomalais-englantilainen sanakirja by Severi Alanne (1919)
"... soil, taint, sully, smirch (kaik- ki myos kuv. ... (noki- ym) smut; (kuv. myos:)blemish smirch; ... Stain (1. blemish 1. smirch) on a p. ..."

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