Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun smudge

2 senses of smudge

Sense 1
smudge -- (a smoky fire to drive away insects)
       => fire -- (the event of something burning (often destructive); "they lost everything in the fire")

Sense 2
smudge, spot, blot, daub, smear, smirch, slur -- (a blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudge on his cheek")
       => blemish, defect, mar -- (a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body); "a facial blemish")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb smudge

1 sense of smudge

Sense 1
smear, blur, smudge, smutch -- (make a smudge on; soil by smudging)
       => rub -- (move over something with pressure; "rub my hands"; "rub oil into her skin")

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