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Smooch vs. Smack

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Smoochnoun

(informal) A kiss.

Smacknoun

A distinct flavor, especially if slight.

‘rice pudding with a smack of cinnamon’;

Smoochverb

To kiss.

‘They smooched in the doorway.’;

Smacknoun

A slight trace of something; a smattering.

Smoochverb

See Smutch.

Smacknoun

(slang) Heroin.

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Smoochnoun

an enthusiastic kiss

Smacknoun

A small sailing vessel, commonly rigged as a sloop, used chiefly in the coasting and fishing trade and often called a fishing smack.

Smoochverb

snuggle and lie in a position where one person faces the back of the others

Smacknoun

A sharp blow; a slap. See also: spank.

Smacknoun

A loud kiss.

Smacknoun

A quick, sharp noise, as of the lips when suddenly separated, or of a whip.

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Smackverb

(transitive) To get the flavor of.

Smackverb

(intransitive) To indicate or suggest something; used with of.

‘Her reckless behavior smacks of pride.’;

Smackverb

(intransitive) To have a particular taste; used with of.

Smackverb

To slap someone, or to make a smacking sound.

Smackverb

(New Zealand) To strike a child (usually on the buttocks) as a form of discipline. (US spank)

Smackverb

To wetly separate the lips, making a noise, after tasting something or in expectation of a treat.

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Smackverb

To kiss with a close compression of the lips, so as to make a sound when they separate.

Smackadverb

As if with a smack or slap; smartly; sharply.

‘Right smack bang in the middle.’;

Smacknoun

A small sailing vessel, commonly rigged as a sloop, used chiefly in the coasting and fishing trade.

Smacknoun

Taste or flavor, esp. a slight taste or flavor; savor; tincture; as, a smack of bitter in the medicine. Also used figuratively.

‘So quickly they have taken a smack in covetousness.’; ‘They felt the smack of this world.’;

Smacknoun

A small quantity; a taste.

Smacknoun

A loud kiss; a buss.

Smacknoun

A quick, sharp noise, as of the lips when suddenly separated, or of a whip.

Smacknoun

A quick, smart blow; a slap.

Smacknoun

a slang term for heroin.

Smackadverb

As if with a smack or slap.

Smackverb

To have a smack; to be tinctured with any particular taste.

Smackverb

To have or exhibit indications of the presence of any character or quality.

‘All sects, all ages, smack of this vice.’;

Smackverb

To kiss with a close compression of the lips, so as to make a sound when they separate; to kiss with a sharp noise; to buss.

Smackverb

To make a noise by the separation of the lips after tasting anything.

Smackverb

To kiss with a sharp noise; to buss.

Smackverb

To open, as the lips, with an inarticulate sound made by a quick compression and separation of the parts of the mouth; to make a noise with, as the lips, by separating them in the act of kissing or after tasting.

‘Drinking off the cup, and smacking his lips with an air of ineffable relish.’;

Smackverb

To make a sharp noise by striking; to crack; as, to smack a whip.

Smacknoun

a blow from a flat object (as an open hand)

Smacknoun

the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth

Smacknoun

a sailing ship (usually rigged like a sloop or cutter) used in fishing and sailing along the coast

Smacknoun

street names for heroin

Smacknoun

an enthusiastic kiss

Smacknoun

the act of smacking something; a blow delivered with an open hand

Smackverb

deliver a hard blow to;

‘The teacher smacked the student who had misbehaved’;

Smackverb

have an element suggestive (of something);

‘his speeches smacked of racism’;

Smackverb

have a distinctive or characteristic taste;

‘This tastes of nutmeg’;

Smackverb

kiss lightly

Smackverb

eat noisily by smacking one's lips

Smackadverb

directly;

‘he ran bang into the pole’; ‘ran slap into her’;

Smacknoun

a sharp slap or blow, typically one given with the palm of the hand

‘she gave Mark a smack across the face’;

Smacknoun

a loud, sharp sound

‘she closed the ledger with a smack’;

Smacknoun

a loud kiss

‘I was saluted with two hearty smacks on my cheeks’;

Smacknoun

a flavour or taste of

‘anything with even a modest smack of hops dries the palate’;

Smacknoun

a trace or suggestion of

‘I hear the smack of collusion between them’;

Smacknoun

a single-masted sailing boat used for coasting or fishing

‘the village still harbours a few fishing smacks’;

Smacknoun

heroin

‘I was out scoring smack’;

Smackverb

strike (someone or something), typically with the palm of the hand and as a punishment

‘Jessica smacked his face, quite hard’;

Smackverb

smash, drive, or put forcefully into or on to something

‘he smacked a fist into the palm of a black-gloved hand’;

Smackverb

part (one's lips) noisily in eager anticipation or enjoyment of food or drink

‘Morgan drank half the Scotch and smacked his lips’;

Smackverb

crack (a whip)

‘the four postilions smacked their whips in concert’;

Smackverb

have a flavour of; taste of

‘the tea smacked strongly of tannin’;

Smackverb

suggest the presence or effects of (something wrong or unpleasant)

‘the whole thing smacks of a cover-up’;

Smackadverb

in a sudden and violent way

‘I ran smack into the back of a parked truck’;

Smackadverb

exactly; precisely

‘our mother's house was smack in the middle of the city’;

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