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.’
    • ‘I was going to need every bit of credit that I had with her; I couldn't afford to waste a smitch.’
    • ‘It's so rich in butter fat that it makes the slickest-tasting sandwiches you ever sampled without using a smitch of butter.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Every last smitch of the macaroni is so savory with that grand, rich cheese goodness.’


Mid 19th century: of unknown origin.