May 10, 2017
Learner's Word of the Day
smithereens /ˌsmɪðəˈriːnz/ noun
smithereens
/ˌsmɪðəˈriːnz/
noun
The vase is smashed to smithereens.
The vase is smashed to smithereens.
Learner's definition of SMITHEREENS

[plural] informal

: small broken pieces : tiny bits

  • The car was blown to smithereens. [=was completely destroyed by an explosion]

  • The vase was smashed to smithereens.

  • An explosion here could blow us all to smithereens.

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