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smid·genalso smid·geon or smid·gin (smĭj′ən)
A very small quantity or portion; a bit or mite: "a smidgen of genius, a sliver of cutting truth" (John Simon).
[Probably alteration of dialectal smitch, particle, perhaps ultimately from Middle English smite, perhaps from past participle of smiten, to smite; see smite.]
Smidgeona small quantity.
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|Noun||1.||smidgeon - a tiny or scarcely detectable amount|
smidgenalso smidgeon or smidgin