Definition of Fudge

1. Noun. Soft creamy candy.

Generic synonyms: Candy, Confect
Specialized synonyms: Chocolate Fudge, Divinity, Divinity Fudge, Panocha, Panoche, Penoche, Penuche

2. Verb. Tamper, with the purpose of deception. "Falsify the data"
Exact synonyms: Cook, Fake, Falsify, Manipulate, Misrepresent, Wangle
Generic synonyms: Cheat, Chisel
Specialized synonyms: Juggle
Also: Cook Up
Derivative terms: Fake, Fake, Faker, Fakery, Falsification, Falsification, Falsifier, Falsity, Misrepresentation, Wangle, Wangler

3. Verb. Avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues). "He evaded the questions skillfully"
Exact synonyms: Circumvent, Dodge, Duck, Elude, Evade, Hedge, Parry, Put Off, Sidestep, Skirt
Specialized synonyms: Beg, Quibble
Generic synonyms: Avoid
Derivative terms: Circumvention, Dodge, Dodger, Dodging, Dodging, Evasion, Hedge, Hedger, Hedging

Definition of Fudge

1. n. A made-up story; stuff; nonsense; humbug; -- often an exclamation of contempt.

2. v. t. To make up; to devise; to contrive; to fabricate; as, he never did the experiment, and merely fudged the data.

3. n. A kind of soft candy composed of sugar or maple sugar, milk, and butter, and often chocolate or nuts, boiled and stirred to a proper consistency.

Definition of Fudge

1. Noun. (chiefly uncountable) Light or frothy nonsense. ¹

2. Noun. (chiefly uncountable) A type of very sweet candy or confection. Often used in the US synonymously with chocolate fudge. ¹

3. Noun. A deliberately misleading or vague answer. ¹

4. Noun. A less than perfect decision or solution; an attempt to fix an incorrect solution after the fact. ¹

5. Verb. (intransitive) To try to avoid giving a direct answer; to waffle or equivocate. ¹

6. Verb. To alter something from its true state, as to hide a flaw or uncertainty. Always deliberate, but not necessarily dishonest or immoral. ¹

7. Interjection. (euphemistic) Colloquially, used in place of fuck. ¹

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Definition of Fudge

1. to falsify [v FUDGED, FUDGING, FUDGES] - See also: falsify

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fudge

fuddle duddle
fuddle duddles
fudge cake
fudge dragon
fudge dragons
fudge factor
fudge packers
fudge sauce
fudge the issue
fudge together
fudge wheel
fudge wheels
fudged the issue

Literary usage of Fudge

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1853)
"I HAVE hinted at the literary tendencies of Miss JEMIMA fudge. Like most literary ladies, she keeps a journal, in which a great deal of ..."

2. Werner's Readings and Recitations (1915)
"WELLESLEY COLLEGE fudge. Same ingredients and same procedure as Vassar College fudge, except that when fudge is ready for vanilla, add one pound of ..."

3. The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Literature by Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Rufus Edmonds Shapley (1894)
"Begone I never see me more, or bring me this delicious fudge. ... WHEREAS a quantity of fudge has been distributed through all the granaries of the empire ..."

4. A Cruise Upon Wheels: The Chronicle of Some Autumn Wanderings Among the by Charles Allston Collins (1863)
"Mr. fudge asked himself, in his imperfectly awakened state; " where was he ? ... Mr. fudge would not wake, he would not admit what reason told him, ..."

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