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Word of the Day – Smithereens

By December 4, 2023Word of the Day

Smithereens (noun)

smith-uh-reens

Small pieces. Bits.

Smithereens was first recorded in 1820–30 and may come from the dialectal variant smithers, “tiny pieces.”

Example sentences

“There was nothing left, it was all shredded to smithereens.”

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