[ smooj ]
/ smudʒ /
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verb (used without object), smoodged, smoodg·ing.Australian.
to curry favor; seek unwarranted recognition.
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Origin of smoodge
First recorded in 1895–1900; perhaps alteration of smooch1
OTHER WORDS FROM smoodgesmoodger, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for smoodge
Don't smoodge, old cockroach, let the other blokes blaze away, as we (the taxpayers) are paying dear for this spouting.Some Everyday Folk and Dawn|Miles Franklin
British Dictionary definitions for smoodge
/ (smuːdʒ) /
Australian and NZ variants of smooch (def. 1)
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