Definitions for smithereensˌsmɪð əˈrinz
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
small pieces; bits:
broken into smithereens.
Origin of smithereens:
1820–30; dial. smithers (of obscure orig.)
a collection of small fragments considered as a whole
"Berlin was bombed to smithereens"; "his hopes were dashed to smithereens"; "I wanted to smash him to smithereens"; "the toilet bowl ws blown to smithereens"
Fragments or splintered pieces; numerous tiny disconnected items.
The urn shattered into smithereens the moment it hit the ground.
Origin: From smidiríní, diminutive form of smiodar.
fragments; atoms; smithers
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