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fudge +‎ -y



fudgy (comparative fudgier, superlative fudgiest)

  1. Resembling fudge, as in flavor or texture.
    • 2007 April 18, Melissa Clark, “Silky, Sweet and Tart, a Triple Threat”, in New York Times[1]:
      FOR cooks of a lemon-loving persuasion, a puckery citrus curd is the culinary analogue of a chocolate fanatic’s fudgy ganache.
    • 1997, Lorrie Moore, People Like That Are the Only People Here
      She twice let the Baby’s ears get fudgy with wax.
  2. (figurative) Fuzzy, imprecise.
    • 1993, Steven J. Wagner, Richard Wagner, Naturalism: A Critical Appraisal (page 72)
      The hundred years after Euler represented a period in which functions not satisfying his "official" constraints were frequently smuggled into mathematics through fudgy considerations involving infinite series expansions and the like.
  3. (archaic) Irritable.
  4. (archaic) Awkward.