I. verb (fudged; fudging) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1674 transitive verb 1. a. to devise as a substitute ; fake b. falsify <
fudged the figures
2. to fail to come to grips with ; dodge <
fudged the issue
intransitive verb 1. to exceed the proper bounds or limits of something <
feel that the author has fudged a little on the…rules for crime fiction — Newsweek
; also cheat <
fudging on an exam
2. to fail to perform as expected 3. to avoid commitment ; hedge <
the government's tendency to fudge on delicate matters of policy — Claire Sterling
II. noun Date: 1766 1. foolish nonsense — often used interjectionally to express annoyance, disappointment, or disbelief 2. a soft creamy candy made typically of sugar, milk, butter, and flavoring 3. something that is fudged; especially a bending of rules or a compromise

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