Definition of smudgy in English:

smudgy

adjective

  • Having blurred or smeared marks on the surface.

    ‘a smudgy photograph’
    • ‘The smudgy appearance of the manuscript seems to be the result of wear and tear.’
    • ‘Papa gave every note, even the white slip with his name and ID number printed in smudgy ink, to Mama.’
    • ‘It was a printed piece of computer paper, covered in the smudgy black scrawl of a scanned newspaper article.’
    • ‘The stretches of DNA, referred to as fragments, show up as smudgy blobs on a test film.’
    • ‘He had left two smudgy fingerprints on the polished glass.’

Pronunciation:

smudgy

/ˈsməjē/