- to kiss.
- to pet.
- a kiss; smack.
Origin of smooch2
Examples from the Web for smooch
The Voice judge managed to sneak in a smooch for his girlfriend, model Anne V, when it was her turn on the catwalk.5 Best Moments From the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show (Video)
November 30, 2011
After showing Jay Leno her favorite boozing gadgets, Kathie Lee Gifford gave the host a smooch.The Week in Viral Videos
The Daily Beast Video
July 16, 2011
Though Hader's smooch with the dog is the most cringe-worthy moment, Fred Armisen licking a corpse was a close second.Most Memorable Kisses of the Year
December 30, 2010
I must be, with a smooch of flour on my nose and my hair every which way.The Camerons of Highboro
Beth B. Gilchrist
Thus a smooch, or "offset," the result of handling the paper before the ink has become dry, is prevented.The Building of a Book
Miss Philly, you got a smooch on dat waist, and your skirt is hiked up behind.Six Little Bunkers at Mammy June's
Laura Lee Hope
Then if you prefer to smooch your face with dirt and rumple up your hair, I can't help it.Carl and the Cotton Gin</p>
Sara Ware Bassett
- (of two people) to kiss and cuddleAlso (Austral and NZ): smoodge, smooge
- British to dance very slowly and amorously with one's arms around another person, or (of two people) to dance together in such a way
- the act of smooching
- British a piece of music played for dancing to slowly and amorously
Word Origin and History for smooch
1932, alteration of dialectal verb smouch "to kiss" (1570s), possibly imitative of the sound of kissing (cf. German dialectal schmutzen "to kiss"). An earlier alteration produced smudge (v.) "to kiss, caress" (1844). Related: Smooched; smooching. As a noun by 1942.