smooch

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Etymology 1[edit]

Perhaps from a dialectal variation of smack. Compare also Low German smok (a kiss, a smouch).

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smooch (plural smooches)

  1. (informal) A kiss.
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smooch (third-person singular simple present smooches, present participle smooching, simple past and past participle smooched)

  1. (informal) To kiss.
    They smooched in the doorway.
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smooch (third-person singular simple present smooches, present participle smooching, simple past and past participle smooched)

  1. Alternative form of smutch
    • Charlotte Perkins Gilman, The Yellow Wallpaper
      Then she said that the paper stained everything it touched, that she had found yellow smooches on all my clothes and John's, and she wished we would be more careful!