smoodge

[ smooj ]
/ smudʒ /

verb (used without object), smoodged, smoodg·ing. Australian.

to curry favor; seek unwarranted recognition.

Nearby words

  1. smollett,
  2. smollett, tobias george,
  3. smolt,
  4. smooch,
  5. smoochy,
  6. smoosh,
  7. smooth,
  8. smooth as silk,
  9. smooth breathing,
  10. smooth collie

Origin of smoodge

First recorded in 1895–1900; perhaps alteration of smooch2

Related formssmoodg·er, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for smoodge

smoodge

smooge

/ (smuːdʒ) /

verb

Australian and NZ variants of smooch (def. 1)
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