smear·​case ˈsmir-ˌkās How to pronounce smearcase (audio)
variants or less commonly smiercase
chiefly Midland US

Examples of smearcase in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Hoehn’s has supplied Baltimoreans with renowned peach cakes, doughnuts, smearcase cheesecake and bread pudding from the corner of Bank and S. Conkling streets since 1927. Taylor Deville,, 18 Sep. 2021

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Word History


modification of German Schmierkäse, from schmieren to smear + Käse cheese

First Known Use

1829, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of smearcase was in 1829

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Cite this Entry

“Smearcase.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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