Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To kiss and caress amorously.
  • intransitive verb To kiss and caress (another) amorously.

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  • verb UK, slang To kiss passionately.
  • noun A passionate kiss.

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  • verb touch with the lips or press the lips (against someone's mouth or other body part) as an expression of love, greeting, etc.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Perhaps akin to snug.]

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Possibly from the same roots as snug (meaning to lie close) which one has to do for a proper snog.

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