verb (used with object), smudged, smudg·ing.
verb (used without object), smudged, smudg·ing.
Words nearby smudge
Origin of smudge
OTHER WORDS FROM smudgesmudg·ed·ly, adverbsmudge·less, adjectiveun·smudged, adjective
Examples from the Web for smudging
I like taking that old Hollywood idea and putting rock and roll on top of it and messing it up and smudging it.
The dropped cigarette stump lay where it had fallen, smudging and smelling.The Portygee|Joseph Crosby Lincoln
The streak of something slovenly crept into the nobility, smudging it, so to speak, with a blur.The Bright Messenger|Algernon Blackwood
The pale rose of sunrise is smudging over the last flickerings of the grey night.Cavalry of the Clouds|Alan Bott