Definitions for smithereensˌsmɪð əˈrinz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

smith•er•eensˌsmɪð əˈrinz(n.pl.)

  1. small pieces; bits:

    broken into smithereens.

Origin of smithereens:

1820–30; dial. smithers (of obscure orig.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. smithereens(noun)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. smithereens(Noun)

    Fragments or splintered pieces; numerous tiny disconnected items.

    The urn shattered into smithereens the moment it hit the ground.

  2. Origin: From smidiríní, diminutive form of smiodar.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Smithereens

    fragments; atoms; smithers

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