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kissing cousin


Simple Definition of kissing cousin

  • : a person and especially a relative who you know well enough to kiss in a formal way when you meet

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of kissing cousin

  1. 1 :  a person and especially a relative whom one knows well enough to kiss more or less formally upon meeting

  2. 2 :  one that is closely related in kind to something else


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