from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. Informal Fragments or splintered pieces; bits: The fragile dish broke into smithereens.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Fragments or splintered pieces; numerous tiny disconnected items.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. Fragments; atoms; smithers.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Small fragments.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a collection of small fragments considered as a whole
From Irish Gaelic smidirīn, diminutive of smiodar, small fragment.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Irish smidiríní, diminutive form of smiodar ("fragment"). (Wiktionary)