Examples of smidgen in a Sentence
I'll just have a smidgen of ice cream.
the maid cleaned the house until there wasn't even a smidgen of dust left
Recent Examples of smidgen from the Web
And that modest prediction was a smidgen of the $5.6 million the city would’ve collected if all 348,000-plus dogs had been licensed.
Capers add that smidgen of briny and saltiness to the the egg salad.
Located on Varden Street in the Myrdle Street conservation area, the home is offered at £1.65 million, or a smidgen above $2 million.
There’s no tolerance for rhythmic discrepancies in four-hand piano music; a piano’s attack is so precise that playing just a smidgen ahead or behind becomes painfully apparent.
Purchases have roughly tripled since the mid-2000s, making it the second-largest U.S. agricultural importer, just a smidgen below Canada in 2017.
Trump regularly tries to undercut criticism by finding one tangential thing that might introduce a smidgen of doubt.
No team has been able to achieve or sustain at least a smidgen of the success of Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid.
If even a smidgen of it is enacted — or its dangerous guiding philosophy takes hold — prepare for worse than disappointment.
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Origin and Etymology of smidgen
First Known Use: 1845See Words from the same year
ace, bit, crumb, dab, dram, driblet, glimmer, hint, lick, little, mite, nip, ounce, particle, peanuts, ray, scintilla, scruple, shade, shadow, shred, smack, snap, spark, spatter, speck, splash, spot, sprinkling, strain, streak, suspicion, tad, touch, trace;
abundance, barrel, boatload, bucket, bundle, bushel, deal, fistful, gobs, heaps, loads, lot, mass, mess, mountain, much, oodles, passel, peck, pile, plenty, potful, profusion, quantity, raft, reams, scads, stack, wad, wealth;
drop in the bucket;
SMIDGEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of smidgen for English Language Learners
: a small amount
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