Posted by: retarigan | October 13, 2015

Word Dictionary [131015]


Word of the day: smithereens
Definition: n.pl. (also smithers) small fragments (smash into smithereens).
Synonyms: fragment, particle, piece, portion
Etymology: Smithereens is an alteration of the Irish smidirin , “fragment.” (more…)

pronunciation: ˈsmɪðəˈri:nz

from Oxford: smithereens

n.pl.  (also smithers) small fragments (smash into smithereens).
Etymology: 19th c.: orig. unkn.

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