Definition of smooch verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

smooch

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//smuːtʃ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//smuːtʃ//
 
[intransitive](informal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they smooch
BrE BrE//smuːtʃ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//smuːtʃ//
 
he / she / it smooches
BrE BrE//ˈsmuːtʃɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsmuːtʃɪz//
 
past simple smooched
BrE BrE//smuːtʃt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//smuːtʃt//
 
past participle smooched
BrE BrE//smuːtʃt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//smuːtʃt//
 
-ing form smooching
BrE BrE//ˈsmuːtʃɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsmuːtʃɪŋ//
 
 
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to kiss and hold somebody closely, especially when you are dancing slowly Word Origin 1930s: from dialect smouch, of imitative origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: smooch