Definition of schmear
: an aggregate of related things the whole schmear
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Thick curls of raw pink fish sit atop a schmear of fresh cheese on a crunchy blue-corn tortilla, showered with capers, serrano pepper, and cilantro: a Mexican lox and bagel.
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Origin and Etymology of schmear
Yiddish shmir smear
First Known Use: 1965See Words from the same year
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