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smudge

Synonyms of smudge in English:

noun

  • there was a thick smudge of blood on his car
    streak, smear, mark, dirty mark, spot, fleck, speck, stain, blotch, stripe, dot, blot, blob, dab, patch, pop, blur, smut, fingermark
    informal splotch, splodge
    literary smirch
  • verb

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  • 1 her face and arms were smudged with dust
    streak, mark, dirty, spot, soil, muddy, fleck, speck, blotch, blacken, smear, stripe, dot, blot, blob, daub, bedaub, stain
    informal splotch, splodge
    literary besmirch
  • 2 she dabbed her eyes, careful not to smudge her make-up
    smear, streak, blur, mess up
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