Meaning of “fudge” in the English Dictionary

"fudge" in British English

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fudgenoun

uk /fʌdʒ/ us /fʌdʒ/

fudgeverb [ T ]

uk /fʌdʒ/ us /fʌdʒ/

(Definition of “fudge” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fudge" in American English

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fudgenoun [ U ]

us /fʌdʒ/

fudge noun [ U ] (CANDY)

a soft, creamy candy made from sugar, milk, butter, and chocolate or other flavoring

fudgeverb [ I/T ]

us /fʌdʒ/

fudge verb [ I/T ] (CHEAT)

to cheat about something slightly, esp. by not reporting facts accurately or not telling the exact truth:

[ T ] I think the company fudged the figures to make their losses look less than they were.

(Definition of “fudge” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)