noun see smidgen

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • smidgin — smid|gin smidgen [ˈsmıdʒın] n also smidge [smıdʒ] [singular] [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: Perhaps from smitch bit (19 21 centuries)] informal a very small amount of something = ↑touch smidgin of ▪ I added just a smidgin of chilli sauce …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • smidgin — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun See smidgen …   English dictionary for students

  • smidgin — see smidgen …   English dictionary

  • smidgin — n. tiny bit, very small amount, mite (also smidgen) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • smidgin — smid·gin …   English syllables

  • smidgin — noun a tiny or scarcely detectable amount • Syn: ↑shred, ↑scintilla, ↑whit, ↑iota, ↑tittle, ↑smidgen, ↑smidgeon, ↑smidge • Derivationally related forms …   Useful english dictionary

  • smidgin smidgen — noun (singular) informal a small amount of something, especially food: “More cheese?” “Just a smidgin, please.” …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • smidgen — also smidgeon or smidgin or smidge noun Etymology: probably alteration of English dialect smitch soiling mark Date: 1845 a small amount ; bit < a smidgen of salt > < a smidgen of common sense > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • smidgen — /smij euhn/, n. a very small amount: a smidgen of jam for your toast. Also, smidgin, smidgeon. [1835 45; orig. uncert.] * * * …   Universalium

  • blob — Synonyms and related words: ball, balloon, bilge, bit, bladder, blain, bleb, blister, boll, bolus, boss, bow, bubble, bulb, bulbil, bulblet, bulge, bulla, bump, bunch, burl, button, cahot, chine, clump, condyle, convex, dab, dowel, drop, droplet …   Moby Thesaurus

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