bemire

verb

be·​mire bi-ˈmīr How to pronounce bemire (audio)
bē-
bemired; bemiring; bemires

transitive verb

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

Examples of bemire in a Sentence

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

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1532, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of bemire was circa 1532

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Cite this Entry

“Bemire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bemire. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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