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  1. informal a very small amount or part
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Word Origin for smidge

C20: from smidgen
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Related Words for smidge

shred, iota, ounce, modicum, smidgen, speck, dash, touch, whit, trifle, little, minim, scrap, fraction, inch, jot, fragment, molecule, atom, mite

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Word Origin and History for smidge


short form of smidgen, 1902, American English dialect.

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