Fudge - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |fʌdʒ|  American pronunciation of the word fudge
Brit.  |fʌdʒ|  British pronunciation of the word fudge

noun

- soft creamy candy

verb

- tamper, with the purpose of deception (syn: cook, fake, falsify, manipulate, misrepresent, wangle)
- avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues) (syn: circumvent, dodge, duck, elude, evade, hedge, parry, sidestep, skirt)

Examples

Politicians have been known to fudge the issues.

The treasurer fudged the figures.

It was later discovered that the researchers had fudged their data.

We bought three kinds of fudge.

His response to these charges has been a series of denials and fudges.

The board of directors has been fudging on the question of pay increases for the workers.

He tried to fudge the issue by saying that he did not want to specify periods.

Sibley has been fudging his data for years now.

To all the latter part of your letter I answer fudge.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: fudge
he/she/it: fudges
present participle: fudging
past tense: fudged
past participle: fudged
noun
singular: fudge
plural: fudges
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