or smid·gin, smid·geon
Origin of smidgen
Examples from the Web for smidgen
They dove underwater to the soft river bed, Onto darkish green plants with a smidgen of red.FreeChildrenStories.com Collection|Daniel Errico
British Dictionary definitions for smidgen
Word Origin for smidgen
Word Origin and History for smidgen
1845, perhaps from Scottish smitch "very small amount; small insignificant person" (1822). Cf. Northumbrian dialectal smiddum "small particle of lead ore" (1821).