smoosh

transitive verb \ ˈsmu̇sh , ˈsmüsh \

Definition of smoosh

smooshed; smooshing; smooshes
chiefly US, informal
:to squash or mash
  • … my sister busied herself smooshing the chocolates to see which had the best centers …
  • —Laurie ColwinGourmet MagazineApril 1985
  • And every couple hundred feet, she stops and presses her face against a different store window to peek inside. At one of the boutiques, she smooshes her face so hard against the window that she leaves an imprint of mist on the glass.
  • —Chris NashawatyEntertainment Weekly11 Nov. 2005
  • If you smooshed together Microsoft, Dell and Sony into one company, you would have something like the diversity of the Apple technological biosphere.
  • —Lev GrossmanTime24 Oct. 2005

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Origin and Etymology of smoosh

probably alteration of1smash, with raised and backed vowel suggesting attenuation


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