transitive verb \ˈsmu̇sh, ˈsmüsh\

Definition of smoosh






chiefly US, informal

  1. :  to squash or mash … my sister busied herself smooshing the chocolates to see which had the best centers … — Laurie Colwin, Gourmet Magazine, April 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 Nashawaty, Entertainment Weekly, 11 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 Grossman, Time, 24 Oct. 2005

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Origin and Etymology of smoosh

probably alteration of 1smash, with raised and backed vowel suggesting attenuation

First Known Use: 1968

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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