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