Definitions for: Fudge

[n] soft creamy candy
[v] avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues); "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"
[v] fake or falsify; "Fudge the figures"; "cook the books"; "falsify the data"

Webster (1913) Definition: Fudge, n. [Cf. Prov. F. fuche, feuche, an interj. of
A made-up story; stuff; nonsense; humbug; -- often an
exclamation of contempt.

Fudge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fudged; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To make up; to devise; to contrive; to fabricate.

Fudged up into such a smirkish liveliness. --N.

2. To foist; to interpolate.

That last ``suppose'' is fudged in. --Foote.

Fudge, n.
A kind of soft candy composed of sugar or maple sugar, milk,
and butter, and often chocolate or nuts, boiled and stirred
to a proper consistency.

Synonyms: circumvent, cook, dodge, duck, elude, evade, fake, falsify, hedge, manipulate, misrepresent, parry, put off, sidestep, skirt, wangle

See Also: avoid, candy, cheat, chisel, chocolate fudge, cook up, divinity, divinity fudge, fabricate, invent, juggle, make up, manufacture, panocha, panoche, penoche, penuche, quibble

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