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Slang definitions & phrases for smooge



: I'd rather have hooch, and a bit of a smooch


  1. To steal; pilfer; mooch: Then she went over to the cash box and smooched four $20 bills (1941+)
  2. To kiss and caress; neck, pet: College kids are still smooching/ a few minutes of torrid hugging and smooching (1588+)

[the pilfering sense probably derives from the kissing sense by way of mooch; the kissing sense may be fr German schmutzen, ''to kiss, to smile''; the dated instance is spelled smouch; the term was reestablished as smooch in the 1930s]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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