\ ˈshmir How to pronounce schmear (audio) \
variants: or schmeer

Definition of schmear

: an aggregate of related things the whole schmear

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Groups like the Commercial Fisherman’s Association say that salmon are more than just large and delicious fish that taste great with schmear. Cady Drell, Marie Claire, "Environmental Measures on the 2018 Midterm Election Ballots You Should Know About," 18 Oct. 2018 Pickled onion and a schmear of tahini rounded out this appealing flavor profile. Lindsey Mcclave, The Courier-Journal, "Oskar's fills a food void in Louisville we didn't know we had | Review," 4 July 2018 The coral-colored fish was stuffed with shrimp butter as satisfying as a seafood bagel schmear. Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, "Review: Reborn Rebelle now San Antonio’s finest seafood restaurant," 14 June 2018 Crab cakes brought the ocean front and center with a sweet, welcome briny flavor that broke through a spiky fried crust and a mismatched schmear of romesco sauce. Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, "Review: New Dominion restaurant Acú Bistro Bar aims high but misses a few," 7 June 2018 This combo offered more bang for our buck than the half bacon and basil benedictine sandwich, which came with a couple of meek slices of bacon and the thinnest schmear of benedictine, more bread than anything else. Lindsey Mcclave, The Courier-Journal, "Review: Uptown Cafe's tenure on Bardstown Road is notable. But it fails to impress.," 14 Mar. 2018 Liporace’s tangy buttermilk schmear is homemade and has a silky texture akin to softened butter. Jean Trinh, Los Angeles Magazine, "A Former New Jerseyan’s Pop-Up Is Serving Fresh Bagels Right Out of the Oven," 26 Mar. 2018 Bagels and schmears will be supplied by the synagogue's Brotherhood. Sergio Carmona, Jewish Journal, "Synagogue's Sisterhood hosting Pink Week," 28 Sep. 2017 I was not surprised that the haus burger ($13) was well executed; the duo of thin, crispy edged beef patties bore an addictive bite thanks to a generous schmear of bright yellow mustard and diced onions. Lindsey Mcclave, The Courier-Journal, "Gralehaus is one of the restaurants making Louisville shine | Review," 23 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of schmear

1965, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for schmear

Yiddish shmir smear

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