Definition of smitch in English:



  • A small amount of something.

    • ‘To the children standing in the corner waiting, it seemed that every smitch of the dinner was going and that nothing would be left when the men got through.’
    • ‘This spring's stockings are clear veils of nylon, with just a smitch of color added to make an affinity between legs, shoes and skirts.’
    • ‘It's so rich in butter fat that it makes the slickest-tasting sandwiches you ever sampled without using a smitch of butter.’
    • ‘I was going to need every bit of credit that I had with her; I couldn't afford to waste a smitch.’
    • ‘Every last smitch of the macaroni is so savory with that grand, rich cheese goodness.’
    iota, scrap, shred, whit, grain, crumb, ounce, little bit, bit, tiniest bit, jot or tittle, fraction, speck, atom, particle, scintilla, trace, hint, mite
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Mid 19th century: of unknown origin.