bemire

verb
be·​mire | \ bi-ˈmīr, bē-\
bemired; bemiring; bemires

Definition of bemire

transitive verb

1 : to soil with mud or dirt
2 : to drag through or sink in mire

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Synonyms & Antonyms for bemire

Synonyms

befoul, begrime, besmirch, blacken, daub, dirty, distain [archaic], foul, gaum [dialect], grime, mire, muck, muddy, smirch, smudge, soil, stain, sully

Antonyms

clean, cleanse

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Examples of bemire in a Sentence

I was not thrilled to have my brand-new car bemired by the spattering mud.

First Known Use of bemire

circa 1532, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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bemist

bemoan

bemoaningly

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The first known use of bemire was circa 1532

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