Schmear meaning

shmîr
A portion of cream cheese or another spread, as on a bagel.
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A bribe.
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A spread that goes on a bagel.
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Some matter or activity with all its related features.
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To spread something (often a schmear in the first noun sense)
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whole schmear
  • The entirety of something; everything.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

whole schmear

Origin of schmear

  • Yiddish shmir smear, smudge from shmirn to smear, grease from Middle High German smiren from Old High German smirwen

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Yiddish שמיר (shmir, “smear, spread"); cognate with German schmieren, English smear.

    From Wiktionary