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Definitions of schmear in various dictionaries:
noun - (Yiddish) a batch of things that go together
adj - to practice bribery [v BRIBED, BRIBING, BRIBES] : BRIBABLE
SCHMEAR - Schmear is a word of Germanic origin, equivalent to 'smear' or 'spread' (usually fat or butter). In some Germanic languages, the cognate of smear its...
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|Possible Crossword Clues|
|The whole ___ (everything)|
|Lay on thick, as cream cheese on a bagel|
|The whole ___|
|Bagel extra, in deli-speak|
|Cream cheese, on a bagel|
Schmear is a word of Germanic origin, equivalent to 'smear' or 'spread' (usually fat or butter).|
* In some Germanic languages, the cognate of smear itself means butter.* Origin:
* Before 900; (v.) Middle English: smeren, smirien to rub with fat, anoint; Old English: smirian, smerian, smerwan; cognate with Dutch: smeren; German: schmieren, Icelandic: smyrja, Old Norse: smyrja, smyrwa; (noun) in current senses derivative of the verb; compare obsolete smear: fat, grease, ointment; Middle English: smere; Old English: smeoru; cognate with Dutch: smear; German: Schmer, Old Norse: smjr, Swedish: smör - butter; Danish: smør - butter; Greek: (smýris) - rubbing powder.
* The use and spelling schmear or shmear in American English is a direct loanword from Yiddish, where its original usage referred to cheese. In modern usage it has extended to anything that can be spread, such as cream cheese spread upon a bagel.
* In some cases, it refers to "an entire set or group of related things", or the expression