- informal a very small amount or part
Word Origin for smidge
Related Words for smidgeshred, iota, ounce, modicum, smidgen, speck, dash, touch, whit, trifle, little, minim, scrap, fraction, inch, jot, fragment, molecule, atom, mite
Examples from the Web for smidge
Contemporary Examples of smidge
It was a little bit of Balmain, a smidge of Balenciaga, a few vague references to Yohji Yamamoto and Rick Owens.Kanye West’s Paris Flop
October 2, 2011
Larry grew a full beard, but that was a smidge too country—“I looked like an Oak Ridge Boy”—so he pruned it down into a goatee.What Does a Goatee Say About You?
November 12, 2009
I simply wish we could tone down the royal trappings just a smidge.The Coronation of King Obama
January 18, 2009
Historical Examples of smidge
She noodled at me, I noodled back at her, and her eyes crinkled charmingly whenever I managed a smidge of tuneful wit.Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom
Word Origin and History for smidge
short form of smidgen, 1902, American English dialect.