smoodge

[ smooj ]

verb (used without object),smoodged, smoodg·ing.Australian.
  1. to curry favor; seek unwarranted recognition.

Origin of smoodge

1
First recorded in 1895–1900; perhaps alteration of smooch1

Other words from smoodge

  • smoodger, noun

Words Nearby smoodge

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How to use smoodge in a sentence

  • Don't smoodge, old cockroach, let the other blokes blaze away, as we (the taxpayers) are paying dear for this spouting.

British Dictionary definitions for smoodge

smoodge

smooge

/ (smuːdʒ) /


verb
  1. Australian and NZ variants of smooch (def. 1)

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