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noun as in dirt smear

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verb as in smear, dirty

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Example Sentences

While this is great for finding smudges on the paint, it’s terrible for emphasizing the distance between the walls.

The amFilm Tempered Glass Screen Protector is resistant to scratches, smudges, and even liquids without greatly affecting the touchscreen properties of the Switch’s screen.

ZEISS wipes remove smudges from fingerprints, dirt, grime, and bacteria.

Tiny drops of sweat create the fingerprint smudges used to identify us.

On a recent morning, Mahi had a smudge of baby powder visible on her neck after taking a bath.

Dylan has gone for a stroke-and-smudge technique, blurring his pastels to create an atmospheric, out-of-focus, effect.

What happened with Broadwell will be seen as a smudge on his record.

Already the patch of brush in which lay the renegade Policemen was hidden in the smudge, shut away from our sight.

The pale glow of light which came from that powder smudge on Carlson's lapel was no longer visible!

High on the left lapel of his dark suit coat was a white smudge made by some sort of powder.

In the dooryard, a dull fire smoked in a tin pan,—a "smudge" to drive off the mosquitoes.

This produced a grayish smudge, but a second and third application made a good black.


On this page you'll find 65 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to smudge, such as: blemish, blot, blur, macule, smut, and smutch.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.