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[snog] /snɒg/
verb (used without object), snogged, snogging. British Informal.
to kiss and cuddle.
Origin of snog
1955-60; origin uncertain Unabridged
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  • snog bounded hither and thither in the eagerness of his search.

  • He went on: And you consate that all these steans be aboon folk that be happed here, snod an snog?

    Dracula Bram Stoker
British Dictionary definitions for snog


verb snogs, snogging, snogged
to kiss and cuddle (someone)
the act of kissing and cuddling
Word Origin
of obscure origin
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Word Origin and History for snog

"to flirt, cuddle," 1945, British English slang, of unknown origin, perhaps a back-formation from snogging. Related: Snogged.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for snog



A fit of angry agitation; swivet: He goes into such a snit that he ploughs the car into a wall/ He has a reputation for throwing considerable snits/ And we forget about our little snit-fit in there

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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