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Line breaks: smitch
Pronunciation: /smɪtʃ

Definition of smitch in English:


A small amount of something.
Example sentences
  • This spring's stockings are clear veils of nylon, with just a smitch of color added to make an affinity between legs, shoes and skirts.
  • Every last smitch of the macaroni is so savory with that grand, rich cheese goodness.
  • It's so rich in butter fat that it makes the slickest-tasting sandwiches you ever sampled without using a smitch of butter.


mid 19th century: of unknown origin.

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