Definition of smoodge in English:

smoodge

(also smooge)

verb

[NO OBJECT]NZ, Australian
informal
  • Behave in an ingratiating manner.

    ‘he used to hang around here smoodging to Mum’
    • ‘He stated that he had never smooged to any boss in Mort's Dock or told them anything.’
    • ‘He genuinely smoodges up to the camera and seems to enjoy having his picture taken.’
    blandishments, honeyed words, smooth talk, soft words, flattery, cajolery, coaxing, wheedling, compliments
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noun

mass nounNZ, Australian
informal
  • Affectionate flattery.

    ‘what's wrong with a bit of smoodge between friends?’
    homage, deference, obedience, suit, courtship, blandishments, respects, attention, addresses
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Origin

Early 20th century: probably an alteration of dialect smouch ‘kiss, sidle up to’.

Pronunciation

smoodge

/smuːdʒ/