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  1. smudge2

    To obscure by blurring; to smear.

    There was a smudge on the paper.

    stain, smear, blur

  2. smudge2

    To soil or smear with dirt.

    smutch, soil

  3. smudge2

    To use dense smoke to protect from insects.


Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. smudgenoun

    a smoky fire to drive away insects

    smear, spot, blot, slur, smirch, daub

  2. smudge, spot, blot, daub, smear, smirch, slurverb

    a blemish made by dirt

    "he had a smudge on his cheek"

    bit, patch, dapple, office, speckle, pip, touch, cytosmear, place, smear, aspersion, daub, fleck, cytologic smear, maculation, slur, post, stain, malignment, position, smirch, vilification, billet, blot, spotlight, spot, point, situation, berth, topographic point

  3. smear, blur, smudge, smutchverb

    make a smudge on; soil by smudging

    besmirch, asperse, dim, smear, smutch, calumniate, confuse, denigrate, daub, film over, slander, blur, slur, sully, glaze over, blear, smirch, defame, obscure, obnubilate

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Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. make black

    Submitted by anonymous on December 17, 2019  

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "smudge":

    stain, dust, spot

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  1. Tiffany Ivan Spence:

    He came into my home and to me it looked just like a smudge, when I first saw Will, my instinct was to also hand him a wipe. It would have been common sense for any person who cares about children to help them if they didnt know they had that on their head.

  2. Dave Durenberger:

    If there is a smudge on the Seal of the United States Senate, or on the Star of the North, as we like to call our state, I will work my hardest to polish both back to brightness.

  3. David Letterman:

    I'm just trying to make a smudge on the collective unconscious.

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