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Another word for smudge

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Verb
  1. To make dirty

    See also:

    clean

  2. To spread with a greasy, sticky, or dirty substance

      1. To soil, stain, or dirty with or as if with a smearing agent:
      2. To dishonor; defame.
      3. Something, such as a blot, smear, or stain, that smirches.
      1. To spread or daub (a surface, for example) with a sticky, greasy, or dirty substance.
      2. To apply by spreading or daubing:
      3. To cause to be blurry or spread in unwanted places:
      1. A mixture of lime or gypsum, sand, and water, sometimes with fiber added, that hardens to a smooth solid and is used for coating walls and ceilings.
      2. Plaster of Paris.
      3. A pastelike mixture applied to a part of the body for healing or cosmetic purposes.
      1. To cover or smear with a soft adhesive substance such as plaster, grease, or mud.
      2. To apply paint to (a surface) with hasty or crude strokes.
      3. To apply with quick or crude strokes:
      1. To apply with short poking strokes:
      2. To cover lightly with or as if with a moist substance:
      3. To rub or pat (something) lightly:
      1. To smear; soil.
      2. To ornament in a vulgar, showy fashion.
    See also:

    put-on

  3. To contaminate the reputation of

      1. To dull the luster of; discolor, especially by exposure to air or dirt:
      2. To detract from or spoil:
      3. To bring disgrace to; sully:
      1. To affect or associate with something undesirable or reprehensible:
      2. To expose to an infectious agent, toxin, or undesirable substance:
      3. To subject to decay or putrefaction:
      1. To mar the cleanness or luster of; soil or stain.
      2. To defile; taint:
      3. Something that stains or spots.
      1. To discolor, soil, or spot:
      2. To bring into disrepute; taint or tarnish:
      3. To change the color of (a piece of wood, for example) by applying a stain.
      1. To scatter (a liquid, for example) in drops or small amounts:
      2. To spot, splash, or soil with drops or small amounts:
      3. To strike or land on in a dispersed way:
      1. The top layer of the earth's surface in which plants can grow, consisting of rock and mineral particles mixed with decayed organic matter and having the capability of retaining water.
      2. A particular kind of earth or ground:
      3. Country; land:
      1. A particle of dirt or soot:
      2. A smudge made by soot, smoke, or dirt.
      3. Sexually explicit or prurient language or material, such as books or movies.
      1. To spread or daub (a surface, for example) with a sticky, greasy, or dirty substance.
      2. To apply by spreading or daubing:
      3. To cause to be blurry or spread in unwanted places:
      1. Covered or marked with dirt or an unwanted substance; unclean.
      2. Spreading dirt; polluting:
      3. Apt to soil with dirt or grime:
      1. To attack the character or reputation of; speak ill of; defame:
      2. To disparage; belittle:
      1. A visible body of very fine water droplets or ice particles suspended in the atmosphere at altitudes ranging up to several miles above sea level.
      2. A mass of particles or droplets, as of dust, smoke, or steam, suspended in the atmosphere or existing in outer space.
      3. A large moving body of things in the air or on the ground; a swarm:
      1. To make black.
      2. To sully or defame:
      3. To coat (fish or meat, for example) with pepper and other spices and then quickly sear in a very hot skillet, thereby producing meat that is black on the outside but tender on the inside.
      1. To stain; sully:
      2. To make dirty; soil.
      1. To make dirty; soil.
      2. To cast aspersions upon; speak badly of.
Noun
  1. A discolored mark made by smearing

      1. To discolor, soil, or spot:
      2. To bring into disrepute; taint or tarnish:
      3. To change the color of (a piece of wood, for example) by applying a stain.
      1. An irregularly shaped spot, stain, or colored area.
      2. To mark with splotches or a splotch.
      1. To soil or stain.
      2. A stain or spot of dirt.
      1. To soil, stain, or dirty with or as if with a smearing agent:
      2. To dishonor; defame.
      3. Something, such as a blot, smear, or stain, that smirches.
      1. To spread or daub (a surface, for example) with a sticky, greasy, or dirty substance.
      2. To apply by spreading or daubing:
      3. To cause to be blurry or spread in unwanted places:
      1. To cover or smear with a soft adhesive substance such as plaster, grease, or mud.
      2. To apply paint to (a surface) with hasty or crude strokes.
      3. To apply with quick or crude strokes:
      1. A spot or blot; a splotch.
      2. A discoloration on the skin; a blemish.
      3. Any of several plant diseases caused by fungi or bacteria and resulting in brown or black dead areas on leaves or fruit.
      1. A spot or a stain caused by a discoloring substance:
      2. An association of disgrace with one's character or reputation.
      3. The Northern, Southern, or Western blot analyses.
    See also:

    marks

Another word for smudge

Noun
  1. See also:

    blemish