smudge - definition and synonyms

verb 

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/smʌdʒ/
present tense
I/you/we/theysmudge
he/she/itsmudges
present participlesmudging
past tensesmudged
past participlesmudged
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] if you smudge something such as ink, or if it smudges, you make it spread across the page in an untidy way by touching it when it is still wet
  2. 2
    [transitive] to put a dirty mark on a clean surface

derived word

smudgy

adjective
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