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1kiss

verb \ˈkis\

Definition of KISS

transitive verb
1
:  to touch with the lips especially as a mark of affection or greeting <kissed his wife good-bye>
2
:  to touch gently or lightly <wind gently kissing the trees>
intransitive verb
1
:  to salute or caress one another with the lips
2
:  to come in gentle contact
kiss·able \ˈki-sə-bəl\ adjective
kiss ass
usually vulgar :  to act obsequiously especially to gain favor
kiss good–bye
1
:  leave
2
:  to resign oneself to the loss of
kiss one's ass
usually vulgar :  to act obsequiously toward one especially to gain favor
kiss up to
:  to curry favor with

Examples of KISS

  1. They kissed each other passionately.
  2. She kissed him good night.
  3. I'll never forget the night we first kissed.
  4. When he got off the plane he knelt down and kissed the ground.
  5. The tree's branches kissed the ground below.

Origin of KISS

Middle English, from Old English cyssan; akin to Old High German kussen to kiss
First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with KISS

2kiss

noun

: the act of kissing someone or something

Full Definition of KISS

1
:  a caress with the lips <a range of kisses from a passionate embrace to a friendly peck>
2
:  a gentle touch or contact
3
a :  a small drop cookie made of meringue
b :  a bite-size piece of candy often wrapped in paper or foil
4
:  an expression of affection <sent him kisses in her letter>

Examples of KISS

  1. He gave her a kiss on the cheek.
  2. She greeted him with a hug and a kiss.

First Known Use of KISS

before 12th century
KISSABLE Defined for Kids

1kiss

verb \ˈkis\
kissedkiss·ing

Definition of KISS for Kids

1
:  to touch with the lips as a mark of love or greeting
2
:  to touch gently or lightly <Wind kissed the trees.>

2kiss

noun

Definition of KISS for Kids

1
:  a loving touch with the lips
2
:  a gentle touch or contact <We felt the sun's kiss.>

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