Word for French Kiss Finally Enters French Lexicon
But 'galocher' isn't in the official dictionary yet
By John Johnson, Newser Staff
Posted May 30, 2013 3:59 PM CDT
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(Newser) – The most popular word of the day seems to be "galocher." As multiple stories are happily pointing out—like these at Global Post and the Huffington Post—it is a new French word that means "to kiss with tongues." Yes, it seems that France has never had a word dedicated to the act of french kissing. Today, however, the new edition of the popular Petit Robert Dictionary hit stores shelves with the coinage included. Does that make it official? No way, says the Washington Post, which points out that the 378-year-old Academie Francaise hasn't accepted the slangy invention.

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jeg067
May 30, 2013 6:52 PM CDT
"galocher" is the verbe. The kiss is "une galoche" and you use it with the verbe "rouler" (to roll) : "rouler une galoche".
ewd76
May 30, 2013 4:47 PM CDT
Sounds disgusting.