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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A dirty spot. Also: To streak with dirt.

Usage examples (37)
  • The dog had a large smudge of dirt on its face.
  • He had a smudge on his cheek
  • However, I should have noted yesterday that the Jore campaign says the smudge is an erasure.
  • You know that lipstick smudge is on your cheek while you're out in public, but you just don't care. for more
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