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fudge

Synonyms of fudge in English:

noun

  • 1 she helped herself to a square of fudge
    chewy sweet, toffee
  • 2 the latest proposals are a fudge
    compromise, cover-up, halfway house;
    equivocation, spin, casuistry, sophistry, speciousness
    informal cop-out
    [Antonyms] straightforwardness
  • verb

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  • 1 I am sure a no-nonsense chap like you will not fudge the issue
    evade, dodge, skirt, avoid, duck, shift ground about;
    hedge, prevaricate, vacillate, be non-committal, shuffle, parry questions, stall, shilly-shally, beat about the bush, mince (one's) words;
    British  hum and haw
    informal waffle, cop out, flannel, sit on the fence
    [Antonyms] be forthright about
  • 2 the government has been fudging figures
    embellish, embroider, warp, colour
    informal cook, fiddle with
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