Synonyms for smudgy

Synonyms for (adjective) smudgy

Synonyms: smudgy

Definition: smeared with something that soils or stains; these words are often used in combination

Usage: oil-smeared work clothes; hostile faces smirched by the grime and rust- Henry Roth; ink-smudged fingers

Similar words: soiled, dirty, unclean

Definition: soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime

Usage: dirty unswept sidewalks; a child in dirty overalls; dirty slums; piles of dirty dishes; put his dirty feet on the clean sheet; wore an unclean shirt; mining is a dirty job; Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves