smudgy

smudgy

[smuhj-ee]
adjective, smudgier, smudgiest.
1.
marked with smudges; smeared; smeary.
2.
emitting a stifling smoke; smoky.
3.
British Dialect. humid; sweltering; sultry.

Origin:
1840–50; smudge + -y1

smudgily, adverb
smudginess, noun
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smudgy (smʌdʒɪ)
 
adj
1.  smeared, blurred, or soiled, or likely to become so
2.  made deliberately indistinct or cloudy: smudgy colours
 
'smudginess
 
n

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