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smudge

noun [C]  us   /smʌdʒ/
a mark left on a surface, usually unintentionally, from having touched something wet or sticky: Trev wiped a smudge of chocolate from the side of his mouth.

smudge

verb [T]  us   /smʌdʒ/
to make a dirty, wet, or sticky mark on a surface: She was sweaty and her face was smudged with dirt. If you smudge something that is neat, you make it messy: She draws a line and then smudges it with her finger.
Translations of “smudge”
in Arabic لَطْخة, بُقْعة…
in Korean 자국, 얼룩…
in Malaysian kesan kotor…
in French tache, traînée…
in Turkish pis leke, sıvanmış leke…
in Italian sbaffo, sbavatura…
in Chinese (Traditional) (擦拭後留下的)汙跡,污痕…
in Russian пятно, клякса…
in Polish maz, smuga…
in Vietnamese vết bẩn, vết ố…
in Spanish mancha, borrón…
in Portuguese borrão, mancha…
in Thai รอยเปื้อน…
in German der Klecks…
in Catalan esborrall, taca…
in Japanese しみ, 汚れ…
in Indonesian lumaran…
in Chinese (Simplified) (擦拭后留下的)污迹,污痕…
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