bliss out

verb, transitive + intransitive
blissed out; blissing out; blisses out

Definition of bliss out

US slang
1 intransitive : to experience bliss or ecstasy Then he tells us that he longs to run away with Vicki, to marry her and bliss out forever on her good-natured sexiness.— Vivian Gornick, New York Times Book Review, 16 Sept. 1990
2 transitive : to cause (someone) to experience bliss or ecstasy : to make (someone) blissfully happy Other than love (which blisses out both sexes), men and women need very different things to be happy …— Lexi Petrons, Glamour, August 2005

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Other Words from bliss out

blissed-out \ ˈblist-​ˈau̇t How to pronounce bliss out (audio) \ adjective
In his epic, entertaining and wildly successful “Dances With Wolves,” Kevin Costner plays the most blissed-out Civil War soldier ever to face the frontier. — Caryn James, New York Times, 13 Jan. 1991 They had respected the secretive, solitary ways of draft resisters and blissed-out hippies and marijuana farmers … — Jane Kramer, New Yorker, 6 May 2002

First Known Use of bliss out

1973, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Bliss out.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 May. 2021.

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