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smithereens (n.)

"small fragments," 1810, smiddereens, from Irish smidirin, diminutive of smiodar "fragment," perhaps with diminutive ending as in Colleen.

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Definitions of smithereens

smithereens (n.)
a collection of small fragments considered as a whole;
I wanted to smash him to smithereens
his hopes were dashed to smithereens
Berlin was bombed to smithereens
the toilet bowl ws blown to smithereens
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