fudge

Fudge is a rich, chocolate candy made with plenty of sugar, cream, and butter. Fudge is usually cut into squares and eaten in small quantities.

While fudge comes in many different flavors, it's usually chocolate. In the US, another kind of fudge is smooth, melted chocolate that can be poured over the top of ice cream. When fudge is a verb, it means to avoid straightforwardly answering a question or addressing a subject: "Just answer my question and don't fudge the issue!" Fudge is an American word from college slang meaning "a made-up story."

Primary Meanings of fudge

1.
n
soft creamy candy
2.
v
tamper, with the purpose of deception
3.
v
avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
Full Definitions of fudge
1

n soft creamy candy

Types:
chocolate fudge
fudge made with chocolate or cocoa
divinity, divinity fudge
white creamy fudge made with egg whites
panocha, panoche, penoche, penuche
fudge made with brown sugar and butter and milk and nuts
Type of:
candy, confect
a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts
2

v tamper, with the purpose of deception

Fudge the figures”
Synonyms:
cook, fake, falsify, manipulate, misrepresent, wangle
Types:
juggle
manipulate by or as if by moving around components
Type of:
cheat, chisel
engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud
3

v avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)

Synonyms:
circumvent, dodge, duck, elude, evade, hedge, parry, put off, sidestep, skirt
Types:
beg
dodge, avoid answering, or take for granted
quibble
evade the truth of a point or question by raising irrelevant objections
Type of:
avoid
stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something

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