Smudge

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Definition

to smudge: to mark, to mess, to smear, for example some writing on a piece of paper
verb
I smudged ink all over the letter by accident.

smudged: marked, smeared, blurred
adjective
After crying, her make-up was smudged all over her face.

a smudge: a mark, a blur, a smear
noun
Pronunciation examples
UK: Be careful or you'll smudge the ink!
US: Oh no, my mascara is smudged all over my face.

Examples

  • "And in the log book for August 22nd, there seems to be something written in pencil, but unfortunately it's been smudged."

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