New English-Irish Dictionary
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smother

1. verb person2. verb HORT plant3. verb cover completely4. verb flames5. verb SOCC ball6. verb with affection etc7. verb suppress
phrases
1 verb person TRANSITIVEplúch verb  c m umúch verb  c m uhe was smothered with a pillow le piliúr a plúchadh é 2 verb HORT plant TRANSITIVEplúch verb  c m utacht verb  c m umúch verb  c m uit'll smother the weeds plúchfaidh sé na fiailí, cuirfidh sé an lustan faoi chois
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3 verb cover completely TRANSITIVEclúdaigh verb  c m uit was smothered in jam bhí sé clúdaithe le subh, bhí brat suibhe air to smother sb with kisses dalladh póg a thabhairt do dhuine, duine a chlúdach le póga 4 verb flames TRANSITIVEmúch verb  c m uto smother the flames na lasracha a mhúchadh, na lasracha a chur amach 5 verb especially SOCC ball TRANSITIVEplúch verb  c m utacht verb  c m u 6 verb with affection etc TRANSITIVEbáigh verb  c m uplúch verb  c m ushe felt smothered by his affection bhí a ghean á plúchadh, bhí an iomarca grá aige di 7 verb suppress TRANSITIVEbrúigh faoi choiscloígh verb  c m uplúch verb  c m umúch verb  c m uthey managed to smother her exuberance d'éirigh leo a spleodar a chloí
phrases

to smother sth at birth

(also

to smother sth in its cradle

) deireadh anabaí a chur le rud