[ smooj ]
/ smudʒ /
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 smooch2
OTHER WORDS FROM smoodgesmoodger, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for smoodge
/ (smuːdʒ) /
Australian and NZ variants of smooch (def. 1)
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