from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Slang A number of things that go together; an aggregate: bought the whole schmeer.
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- n. (Yiddish) a batch of things that go together
Yiddish shmir, smear, smudge, from shmirn, to smear, grease, from Middle High German smiren, from Old High German smirwen.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)