A rich chocolate sauce that you put on top of ice cream is an example of fudge.
A soft, creamy candy is an example of fudge.
A lie that you make up is an example of a fudge.
To fudge on an issue.
Always fudged on the important questions.
When you create fake financial information to hide your losses, this is an example of a situation where you fudge the numbers.
When you slam your finger in a drawer, this is an example of a time when you might yell "fudge!"
Fudged on the building code requirements.
A fudge sundae.
Fudge casualty figures.
Other Word Forms
Origin of fudge
- Possibly alteration of fadge to fit
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition