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smidgen or smidgeon or smidgin (ˈsmɪdʒən )



  1. (informal) a very small amount or part

Word Origin

C20: of obscure origin

Example Sentences Including 'smidgen'

However virile, however heated they appeared to be, none of them had ever shown a smidgen of Jacob's staying power.
Clive Barker SACRAMENT (2001)
At the top of the marquee, Hugh himself experienced a smidgen of unease.
Cathy Kelly JUST BETWEEN US (2002)


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