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Meaning of SMUDGE

Pronunciation:  smuj

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudge on his cheek"
  2. [n]  a smoky fire to drive away insects
  3. [v]  make a smudge on; soil by smudging

SMUDGE is a 6 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: blot, blur, daub, slur, smear, smear, smirch, smutch, spot
 See Also: blemish, blotch, defect, dust, fingermark, fingerprint, fire, inkblot, resmudge, rub, splodge, splotch



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Smudge\, n. [Cf. Dan. smuds smut, E. smutch, or smoke.]
    1. A suffocating smoke. --Grose.
    2. A heap of damp combustibles partially ignited and burning
       slowly, placed on the windward side of a house, tent, or
       the like, in order, by the thick smoke, to keep off
       mosquitoes or other insects. [U. S.] --Bartlett.
    3. That which is smeared upon anything; a stain; a blot; a
       smutch; a smear.
  2. \Smudge\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Smudged}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    1. To stifle or smother with smoke; to smoke by means of a
    2. To smear; to smutch; to soil; to blacken with smoke.