bliss out

verb, transitive + intransitive

Definition of bliss out

blissed out

;

blissing out

;

blisses out

US slang

  1. 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. 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

blissed–out

\ˈblist-ˈau̇t\ play 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

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1973

First Known Use of bliss out

1973


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