butterfly kiss


Definition of butterfly kiss

: the act or an instance of fluttering one's eyelashes against another person's skin "… I've invented a new way of kissing. You do it with your eye-lashes." "I've known that for years. It's called a butterfly kiss."— Evelyn Waugh Studies suggest that the butterfly kiss occurs between people either who are madly in love or those who are crazy about each other.Times Now News

First Known Use of butterfly kiss

1883, in the meaning defined above

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“Butterfly kiss.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/butterfly%20kiss. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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