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Daemon
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smidgen

(noun) A very small quantity or portion; a bit or mite.

Synonyms: whit, iota, scintilla, shred, tittle

Usage: He did not possess even a smidgen of courage and readily yielded his sandwich to an irate squirrel.
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Maybe you prefer just a smidgen of ketchup on your fries, or you might speak a smidgen of German, enough to buy your train tickets in Berlin. You can use the adjective smidgen to talk about a tad of anything, although it's often used for describing or requesting little bits of food. It's thought to have come from the Scottish word smitch, "a small amount or an insignificant person."

If you're only hungry enough for a little bit of ice cream, you might ask for just a smidgen in your bowl.




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taurine
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I am watching squirrels in my garden often. I know that they don't care about sandwich at all. Apples from the tree they like. And nuts, of course. Once I used nutcracker to help my favorite squirrel and he left later an apple next to my window. So, apples yes, sandwiches definitely no, no.
Wilmar (USA)
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I have a set of very small measuring spoons that includes a "smidgen". Novelty, of course.
Irma Crespo
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Noun 1. smidgen - a tiny or scarcely detectable amountsmidgen - a tiny or scarcely detectable amount
iota, scintilla, shred, smidge, smidgeon, smidgin, tittle, whit
small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity - an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
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