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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Marked by or covered with an oily, greasy, viscous, or wet substance; Marked or covered with stains, spots, smudges.

Usage examples (34)
  • My continued doubts about the Nikon 10-24 regard the "smeary" corners at wider focal lengths on most, but not all, images I've seen.
  • Now lights were bobbing toward him in smeary arcs.
  • The mascara was a little smeary, but it would pass.
  • A black smeary pit to stick plastic butterflies in? for more
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