Definition of 'smother'
Example sentences containing 'smother'
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Two doused him with a fire extinguisher and others smothered the flames. The Sun (2006)The heat is transferred to the meat and any flames are smothered. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She had heard that this smothered flames. CHARMED LIFE (1977)The ice cream was messy, made worse by being smothered in raspberry sauce. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But she quickly smothered the flames with a wet towel while shouting for help, a court heard. The Sun (2013)
Trends of 'smother'
Used Occasionally. smother is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'smother'
British English: smother VERB
If you smother a fire, you cover it with something in order to put it out.
They tried to smother the flames.
Definition of smother from the Collins English Dictionary
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