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fudge

 (fŭj)
n.
1.
a. A soft rich candy made of sugar, milk, butter, and chocolate or cocoa.
b. A similar candy made with other flavorings: peanut butter fudge.
2. Nonsense; humbug.
adj.
1. Having a rich chocolate flavor.
2. Having pieces of fudge candy as an ingredient.
v. fudged, fudg·ing, fudg·es
v.tr.
1. To fake or falsify: fudge casualty figures.
2. To evade (an issue, for example); dodge.
v.intr.
1. To act in an indecisive manner: always fudged on the important questions.
2.
a. To go beyond the proper limits of something: fudged on the building code requirements.
b. To act dishonestly; cheat.

[Possibly alteration of fadge, to fit.]

fudge

(fʌdʒ)
n
(Cookery) a soft variously flavoured sweet made from sugar, butter, cream, etc
[C19: of unknown origin]

fudge

(fʌdʒ)
n
foolishness; nonsense
interj
a mild exclamation of annoyance
vb
(intr) to talk foolishly or emptily
[C18: of uncertain origin]

fudge

(fʌdʒ)
n
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a small section of type matter in a box in a newspaper allowing late news to be included without the whole page having to be remade
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) the box in which such type matter is placed
3. (Journalism & Publishing) the late news so inserted
4. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a machine attached to a newspaper press for printing this
5. an unsatisfactory compromise reached to evade a difficult problem or controversial issue
vb
6. (tr) to make or adjust in a false or clumsy way
7. (tr) to misrepresent; falsify
8. to evade (a problem, issue, etc); dodge; avoid
[C19: see fadge]

fudge1

(fʌdʒ)

n.
a soft candy made with sugar, butter, milk, and chocolate or other flavoring.
[1895–1900, Amer.; of uncertain orig.]

fudge2

(fʌdʒ)

n., v. fudged, fudg•ing. n.
1. nonsense or foolishness (often used interjectionally).
v.i.
2. to talk nonsense.
[1690–1700]

fudge3

(fʌdʒ)

v. fudged, fudg•ing. v.i.
1. to cheat or welsh (often fol. by on): to fudge on an exam; to fudge on one's campaign promises.
2. to avoid coming to grips with something: to fudge on an issue.
3. to exaggerate a cost, estimate, etc., in order to allow leeway for error.
v.t.
4. to avoid coming to grips with (a subject, issue, etc.); evade; dodge.
5. to tamper with; falsify.
[1665–75]

fudge


Past participle: fudged
Gerund: fudging

Imperative
fudge
fudge
Present
I fudge
you fudge
he/she/it fudges
we fudge
you fudge
they fudge
Preterite
I fudged
you fudged
he/she/it fudged
we fudged
you fudged
they fudged
Present Continuous
I am fudging
you are fudging
he/she/it is fudging
we are fudging
you are fudging
they are fudging
Present Perfect
I have fudged
you have fudged
he/she/it has fudged
we have fudged
you have fudged
they have fudged
Past Continuous
I was fudging
you were fudging
he/she/it was fudging
we were fudging
you were fudging
they were fudging
Past Perfect
I had fudged
you had fudged
he/she/it had fudged
we had fudged
you had fudged
they had fudged
Future
I will fudge
you will fudge
he/she/it will fudge
we will fudge
you will fudge
they will fudge
Future Perfect
I will have fudged
you will have fudged
he/she/it will have fudged
we will have fudged
you will have fudged
they will have fudged
Future Continuous
I will be fudging
you will be fudging
he/she/it will be fudging
we will be fudging
you will be fudging
they will be fudging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been fudging
you have been fudging
he/she/it has been fudging
we have been fudging
you have been fudging
they have been fudging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been fudging
you will have been fudging
he/she/it will have been fudging
we will have been fudging
you will have been fudging
they will have been fudging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been fudging
you had been fudging
he/she/it had been fudging
we had been fudging
you had been fudging
they had been fudging
Conditional
I would fudge
you would fudge
he/she/it would fudge
we would fudge
you would fudge
they would fudge
Past Conditional
I would have fudged
you would have fudged
he/she/it would have fudged
we would have fudged
you would have fudged
they would have fudged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fudge - soft creamy candyfudge - soft creamy candy      
candy, confect - a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts
chocolate fudge - fudge made with chocolate or cocoa
divinity fudge, divinity - white creamy fudge made with egg whites
panocha, panoche, penoche, penuche - fudge made with brown sugar and butter and milk and nuts
Verb1.fudge - tamper, with the purpose of deception; "Fudge the figures"; "cook the books"; "falsify the data"
chisel, cheat - engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud; "Who's chiseling on the side?"
juggle - manipulate by or as if by moving around components; "juggle an account so as to hide a deficit"
2.fudge - 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"
beg - dodge, avoid answering, or take for granted; "beg the question"; "beg the point in the discussion"
quibble - evade the truth of a point or question by raising irrelevant objections
avoid - stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something; "Her former friends now avoid her"

fudge

verb misrepresent, avoid, dodge, evade, hedge, stall, fake, flannel (Brit. informal), patch up, falsify, equivocate certain issues that can no longer be fudged

fudge

verb
To proceed or perform in an unsteady, faltering manner:
Translations
نوع من السُّكَّريّات أو الحَلْوى
fondán
flødekaramelkaramelagtigt slik
súkkulaîikvoîa
saldainis
īrisskrējumkonfekte
fondán
yumuşak şekerleme

fudge

[fʌdʒ]
A. N (Culin) → dulce m de azúcar
B. VT [+ issue, problem] → esquivar, eludir
C. VIeludir la cuestión

fudge

[ˈfʌdʒ]
n
sorte de confiserie à base de sucre, de beurre et de lait
vt [+ issue, problem] → esquiver; [+ distinction, calculation, statement] → truquer

fudge

n
(Cook) → Fondant m
(Press, = space for stop press) → Spalte ffür letzte Meldungen; (= stop press news)letzte Meldungen pl
her answer was a fudgeihre Antwort war ein Ausweichmanöver
vt
(= fake up) story, excusesich (dat)aus den Fingern saugen, (frei) erfinden
(= dodge) question, issue, problemausweichen (+dat), → aus dem Wege gehen (+dat)
to fudge the booksdie Bücher frisieren (inf)

fudge

[fʌdʒ]
1. n (Culin) specie di caramella a base di latte, burro e zucchero
2. vt (figures, results) → falsificare; (question, issue) → eludere

fudge

(fadʒ) noun
a type of soft, sugary sweet. chocolate fudge; Would you like a piece of fudge?
References in classic literature ?
So when her soldiers, who spent most of their time making fudge in the palace kitchens, counseled Jinjur to resist, she listened to their foolish prattle and sent a sharp defiance to Glinda the Good and the Princess Ozma.
I made up a lot of extra good fudge this afternoon and we want someone to help us eat it--before the fire--while we tell stories.
I'd only learned chocolate fudge and fig cake, though, when--when I had to stop.
30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Shoney's is saying Thank You, Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas again this year with its annual national FREE Hot Fudge Cake Day, on Thursday, December 3, 2015.
INGREDIENTS: 1 large ripe banana 1 tbsp skimmed milk 70ml Flora Cuisine 95g self-raising flour 90g soft brown sugar pinch of salt 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 large egg, beaten 3 chocolate fudge bars 50g dried banana chips, broken in half (reserve a few whole ones for decoration) 50g dark chocolate, broken into pieces, for decoration METHOD: Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 3/ 170degC/150degC fan.
It shouldn't surprise you that a place called SARASOTA FUDGE FACTORY has the most extensive selection in town; from classic chocolate and vanilla to flavors like s'mores and Key lime, there's something for every palate.
Drinking Fudge is added to hot, frothed milk to create an indulgent hot drink, or to cold milk for the base of a delicious milkshake or frappe.
From October 6 to December 27, Fudge Kitchen will be taking up residency at Birmingham's Selfridges Food Hall.
Six-year-old Fudge and his owner Jack Proctor have clocked up more than 370,000 hits online after bringing a new twist to the charity craze.
Fudge compares the structure of the fibres to spider silk, which contains layers of crystalline planes called beta sheets separated by soft rubbery bits.
Mum Katrina said: "Brad used to end up in hospital as he'd fall and hit his head but now Fudge either cries or puts her paw on his arm, warning him to sit down.
After a fifth year of setting up at the Holiday Market, Wolfer's 128 flavors of the ultra-rich fudge have gained a considerable following.