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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SMOOCH

I must be, with a smooch of flour on my nose and my hair every which way.

Thus a smooch, or "offset," the result of handling the paper before the ink has become dry, is prevented.

Miss Philly, you got a smooch on dat waist, and your skirt is hiked up behind.

Then if you prefer to smooch your face with dirt and rumple up your hair, I can't help it.

WORD ORIGIN

1932, alteration of dialectal verb smouch "to kiss" (1570s), possibly imitative of the sound of kissing (cf. German dialectal schmutzen "to kiss"). An earlier alteration produced smudge (v.) "to kiss, caress" (1844). Related: Smooched; smooching. As a noun by 1942.

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