Definitions for FUDGEfʌdʒ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(adj.)a soft candy made with sugar, butter, milk, and chocolate or other flavoring.
Origin of fudge:
1895–1900, Amer.; of uncert. orig.
fudgefʌdʒ(n.; v.)fudged, fudg•ing.
(n.)nonsense or foolishness (often used interjectionally).
(v.i.)to talk nonsense.
Origin of fudge:
(v.i.)to cheat or welsh (often fol. by on):
to fudge on an exam; to fudge on one's campaign promises.
to avoid coming to grips with something:
to fudge on an issue.
Category: Common Vocabulary
to exaggerate a cost, estimate, etc., in order to allow leeway for error.
(v.t.)to avoid coming to grips with (a subject, issue, etc.); evade; dodge.
to tamper with; falsify.
Origin of fudge:
soft creamy candy
fudge, manipulate, fake, falsify, cook, wangle, misrepresent(verb)
tamper, with the purpose of deception
"Fudge the figures"; "cook the books"; "falsify the data"
hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep(verb)
avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
"He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a sweet sticky candy, often chocolate-flavored
Light or frothy nonsense.
A type of very sweet candy or confection. Often used in the US synonymously with chocolate fudge.
Have you tried the vanilla fudge? It's delicious!
A deliberately misleading or vague answer.
A less than perfect decision or solution; an attempt to fix an incorrect solution after the fact.
To try to avoid giving a direct answer; to waffle or equivocate.
When I asked them if they had been at the party, they fudged.
To alter something from its true state, as to hide a flaw or uncertainty. Always deliberate, but not necessarily dishonest or immoral.
Colloquially, used in place of fuck.
a made-up story; stuff; nonsense; humbug; -- often an exclamation of contempt
to make up; to devise; to contrive; to fabricate
to foist; to interpolate
The New Hacker's Dictionary
1. vt. To perform in an incomplete but marginally acceptable way, particularly with respect to the writing of a program. “I didn't feel like going through that pain and suffering, so I fudged it — I'll fix it later.” 2. n. The resulting code.
Translations for FUDGE
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a type of soft, sugary sweet
chocolate fudge; Would you like a piece of fudge?
- نوع من السُّكَّريّات أو الحَلْوىArabic
- carameloPortuguese (BR)
- süßes ZuckerwerkGerman
- karamelagtigt slik; flødekaramelDanish
- dulce de azúcarSpanish
- آب نبات نرمFarsi
- असंगत बात करनाHindi
- vrsta nugataCroatian
- kb. tejkaramella, nugátHungarian
- gula-gula lunakIndonesian
- 퍼지(엿 비슷한 과자)Korean
- (minkštas) saldainisLithuanian
- krējumkonfekte; īrissLatvian
- fudge, bløt sjokoladenougatNorwegian
- (rodzaj deseru)Polish
- آب نبات نرمPersian
- يوډول نرم خواږه چه چا كليټ او مندكى پكښى وى، بې منعنا خبرې، چټياتPashto
- fondan (bonboni)Slovenian
- vrsta kolačaSerbian
- kola, fudgeSwedish
- ขนมหวานทำด้วยน้ำตาล เนย นม ช็อคโกเลต และส่วนผสมอื่น ๆThai
- yumuşak şekerlemeTurkish
- 一種牛奶軟糖Chinese (Trad.)
- ٹافی کی طرح کے دودھ میں مکھنUrdu
- kẹo ngọt mềmVietnamese
- 一种牛奶软糖Chinese (Simp.)
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