Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary


Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of FUDGE

Pronunciation:  fuj

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  soft creamy candy
  2. [v]  avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues); "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"
  3. [v]  fake or falsify; "Fudge the figures"; "cook the books"; "falsify the data"
 

FUDGE is a 5 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: circumvent, cook, dodge, duck, elude, evade, fake, falsify, hedge, manipulate, misrepresent, parry, put off, sidestep, skirt, wangle
 
 See Also: avoid, candy, cheat, chisel, chocolate fudge, cook up, divinity, divinity fudge, fabricate, invent, juggle, make up, manufacture, panocha, panoche, penoche, penuche, quibble

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Fudge\, n. [Cf. Prov. F. fuche, feuche, an interj. of
    contempt.]
    A made-up story; stuff; nonsense; humbug; -- often an
    exclamation of contempt.
    
    
  2. \Fudge\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fudged}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Fudging}.]
    1. To make up; to devise; to contrive; to fabricate.
    
             Fudged up into such a smirkish liveliness. --N.
                                                   Fairfax.
    
    2. To foist; to interpolate.
    
             That last ``suppose'' is fudged in.   --Foote.
    
    
  3. \Fudge\, n.
    A kind of soft candy composed of sugar or maple sugar, milk,
    and butter, and often chocolate or nuts, boiled and stirred
    to a proper consistency.
    
    
 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

1. To perform in an incomplete but marginally acceptable way, particularly with respect to the writing of a program. "I didn't feel like going through that pain and suffering, so I fudged it - I'll fix it later."

2. The resulting code.

[jargon file]

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: absurdity, amphigory, applesauce, babble, babblement, balderdash, baloney, beat, beguile of, belie, bibble-babble, bilge, bilk, blabber, blather, blink, bombast, bonbon, bosh, brittle, bubble gum, bull, bunco, bunkum, burn, butterscotch, camouflage, candied apple, candy corn, caramel, carefully ignore, cheat, chewing gum, chisel, chocolate, chocolate bar, chocolate drop, chouse, chouse out of, claptrap, cog, cog the dice, cold-shoulder, color, con, concoct, cook up, cotton candy, cough drop, counterfeit, cozen, cream, crib, cut a corner, cut corners, defraud, diddle, disguise, distort, divinity, do in, do out of, dodge, double-talk, drag in, dress up, drivel, drool, edge in, embellish, embroider, euchre, exaggerate, fabricate, fake, falsify, fantasize, fiddledeedee, fiddle-faddle, finagle, flam, fleece, flimflam, flummery, fob, foist in, folderol, fondant, forge, fudge in, fustian, gabble, galimatias, gammon, garble, gibber, gibberish, gibble-gabble, gild, glace, gloss, gloss over, gobbledygook, gouge, gull, gum, gumdrop, gyp, hard candy, hatch, have, hocus, hocus-pocus, hogwash, hoke up, honey crisp, hooey, horehound, humbug, implant in, inject in, insert in, insinuate in, intercalate, interjaculate, interject, interpolate, interpose, intervene, introduce in, intrude, invent, jabber, jargon, jelly bean, jelly egg, jujube, kiss, Life Saver, lollipop, lozenge, lug in, magnify, make up, manufacture, marchpane, marshmallow, marzipan, mask, mint, miscite, miscolor, misquote, misreport, misrepresent, misstate, mulct, mumbo jumbo, narrishkeit, niaiserie, nonsense, nougat, overcharge, overdraw, overpaint, overstate, pack of nonsense, pack the deal, pad, palaver, pass over, pass over lightly, peanut bar, peanut brittle, peppermint, pervert, pigeon, popcorn balls, poppycock, practice fraud upon, praline, prate, prattle, put between, rant, rigamarole, rigmarole, rock candy, rodomontade, rook, rubbish, run in, saltwater taffy, sandwich, scam, scamp, Scotch kisses, screw, sell gold bricks, shave, shortchange, skim, skim over, skim the surface, skimble-skamble, skimp, skip over, slant, slight, slubber over, slur, slur over, smuggle in, squeeze in, stack the cards, stick, sting, strain, stuff and nonsense, stultiloquence, sugar candy, sugarplum, swindle, taffy, take a dive, thimblerig, throw a fight, throw in, thrust in, titivate, toffee, torrone, touch upon, touch upon lightly, trash, trick out, trump up, trumpery, tutti-frutti, twaddle, twattle, twiddle-twaddle, twist, understate, vaporing, varnish, victimize, waffling, warp, wedge in, whitewash, work in, worm in
 

 

 

 

COPYRIGHT © 2000-2013 HYPERDICTIONARY.COM HOME | ABOUT HYPERDICTIONARY