Smudginess
Smudginess Smudg"i*ness, n. The quality or state of being smudged, soiled, or blurred. --C. A. Young. [1913 Webster]

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  • smudginess — noun see smudge II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • smudginess — See smudgily. * * * …   Universalium

  • smudginess — noun The state or condition of being smudgy …   Wiktionary

  • smudginess — smudg·i·ness …   English syllables

  • smudginess — jēnə̇s noun ( es) : the quality or state of being smudgy …   Useful english dictionary

  • smudge — I. verb (smudged; smudging) Etymology: Middle English smogen Date: 15th century transitive verb 1. a. to make a smudge on b. to soil as if by smudging 2. a. to rub, daub, or wipe in a smeary manner …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • smudgy — smudgily, adv. smudginess, n. /smuj ee/, adj., smudgier, smudgiest. 1. marked with smudges; smeared; smeary. 2. emitting a stifling smoke; smoky. 3. Brit. Dial. humid; sweltering; sultry. [1840 50; SMUDGE + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • smudge — smudge1 verb make or become blurred or smeared. noun a smudged mark or image. Derivatives smudgily adverb smudginess noun smudgy adjective Origin ME: of unknown origin. smudge2 noun N. Amer. a smoky o …   English new terms dictionary

  • smudgy — /ˈsmʌdʒi/ (say smujee) adjective (smudgier, smudgiest) 1. marked with smudges; smeared; smeary. 2. emitting a stifling smoke; smoky. –smudgily, adverb –smudginess, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • smudgy — [smuj′ē] adj. smudgier, smudgiest covered with smudges; stained, blurred, etc. smudgily adv. smudginess n …   English World dictionary

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