smudgy

smudgy
smudgily, adv.smudginess, n.
/smuj"ee/, adj., smudgier, smudgiest.
1. marked with smudges; smeared; smeary.
2. emitting a stifling smoke; smoky.
3. Brit. Dial. humid; sweltering; sultry.
[1840-50; SMUDGE + -Y1]

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