to smear over; bedaub; soil
Origin of besmearMiddle English bismeren ; from Old English bismerian: see be- and amp; smear
transitive verbbe·smeared, be·smear·ing, be·smears
Origin of besmearMiddle English bismeorwen, to make filthy, from Old English besmirwan, to besmear : be-, be- + smierwan, to smear.
(third-person singular simple present besmears, present participle besmearing, simple past and past participle besmeared)