smutch

noun
\ ˈsməch How to pronounce smutch (audio) \

Definition of smutch

: a dark stain : smudge

Other Words from smutch

smutch transitive verb
smutchy \ ˈsmə-​chē How to pronounce smutch (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of smutch

1530, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for smutch

akin to Middle English smogen to smudge

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“Smutch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/smutch. Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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