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verb (1)

smooched; smooching; smooches


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noun (1)

: kiss


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verb (2)

smooched; smooching; smooches


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noun (2)

smoochy adjective

Examples of smooch in a Sentence

Verb (1) a couple smooching in a dark corner
Recent Examples on the Web
The couple looked cute and close during their northern Italian getaway, walking through the streets with arms around each other, enjoying lakeside dinners and even sharing a few smooches on a romantic boat ride in the rain. Tabitha Parent, Peoplemag, 19 May 2024 The birthday post was filled with family photos of the couple enjoying time with their kids and even a concert date night with a sweet smooch. Angel Saunders, Peoplemag, 10 May 2024 Which is where the next part comes in. Swift may know a thing or two about smudge-proof makeup—Glamour actually investigated which red lipstick survived all those football field smooches—but not everyone does. Danielle Sinay, Glamour, 19 Apr. 2024 After the match, they were seen sharing a smooch as Meghan presented her husband with the winning trophy. Kathleen Walsh, Glamour, 15 Apr. 2024 Cancer, your prospects are increasingly enhanced as lucky Jupiter edges ever closer to game-changing Uranus for a grand smooch on April 20th. Debbie Frank, Peoplemag, 10 Apr. 2024 Will Rogers pick Girard after the special time — and smooches — the two of them have shared on the trip? Hannah Kirby, Journal Sentinel, 4 Apr. 2024 Bertinelli and Van Halen cuddled up, rode bikes and shared a smooch while painting a deck in the nostalgic pictures. Ana Calderone, Peoplemag, 3 Apr. 2024 Timothée Chalamet and Kylie Jenner shared a sweet smooch at the Golden Globe Awards Sunday night – adding yet another gallon of gasoline on the rumor mill fire of their relationship status. David Oliver, USA TODAY, 8 Jan. 2024
The couple was photographed snuggling, smooching and smiling. Emily St. Martin, Peoplemag, 6 Apr. 2024 The people who spent $6,000 to smooch a piece of cloth? Charlotte Walsh, Vulture, 14 Mar. 2024 Dickie leads Tom through the crowd, promptly smooching with a Neapolitan brunette. Hazlitt, 28 Feb. 2024 Among its infamous scenes is one featuring Gellar, as Kathryn Merteuil, teaching Blair, as Cecile Caldwell, how to smooch effectively. Jack Smart, Peoplemag, 5 Mar. 2024 Most of the sweet post’s black-and-white photos are indeed full of kisses, from shots of her and Douglas, 79, smooching in and near the ocean to Zeta-Jones posing with their daughter, Carys Zeta Douglas, 20. Jack Smart, Peoplemag, 14 Feb. 2024 Her Instagram is full of smooching selfies, candid captions about intolerable plane trips and glamorous photos of Stewart mingling with celebrities like Serena Williams at exclusive galas. Scottie Andrew, CNN, 3 Feb. 2024 Faith, who's afraid of heights, almost blacks out during the landing, but everyone lives to smooch another day., 26 Oct. 2023 The occasional squirrel hunt is like riding a bike with no hands or smooching with your wife in public. T. Edward Nickens, Field & Stream, 4 Jan. 2024

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Word History


Verb (1)

alteration of smouch to kiss loudly

Verb (2)

probably alteration of smutch, verb

First Known Use

Verb (1)

1577, in the meaning defined above

Noun (1)

1578, in the meaning defined above

Verb (2)

1631, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1825, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of smooch was in 1577

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“Smooch.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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