kiss off

verb
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of kiss off

transitive verb
:to dismiss usually lightly
  • kisses the other performers off as mere amateurs

kiss-off

play \ˈki-ˌsȯf\ noun

Examples of kiss off in a Sentence

  1. kisses off every girlfriend with the line, “It's not you…it's me”

  2. a chef who airily kisses off the cuisine of his rivals as homey comfort food

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First Known Use of kiss off

circa 1935

kiss off Synonyms

Synonyms
blow off, break off (with), dump, jilt, ditch, leave
Antonyms
acclaim, applaud, exalt, extol (also extoll), glorify, laud, magnify, praise
Related Words
brush (aside or off), cold-shoulder, cut, high-hat, slight, snub; abandon, desert, forsake, maroon, quit
Near Antonyms
hook up (with), take; befriend, latch (on or onto)

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