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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.]
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|Noun||1.||smidgin - a tiny or scarcely detectable amount|
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smidgenalso smidgeon or smidgin
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