kiss·​er | \ ˈki-sər How to pronounce kisser (audio) \

Definition of kisser

1 : one that kisses

2 slang

a : mouth
b : face

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Synonyms for kisser


countenance, face, mug, pan [slang], puss [slang], visage

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Examples of kisser in a Sentence

Punch him in the kisser. angrily threw the unwanted valentine back in the would-be suitor's kisser

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But very few of those butt kissers will want to be there with you, because of you. Jeff Seidel, Detroit Free Press, "MSU player's dad lived secret life as drug dealer. Now he cheers for son from prison," 29 Aug. 2019 Once the blindfolded person gets it right, the kisser can take their turn with the blindfold. Erika W. Smith,, "7 Sexy Kissing Games, Because Spin The Bottle Doesn't Belong To Teens," 24 June 2019 Kiernan was asked to reveal which of her co-stars was the better kisser of her two co-stars and things got a bit award between the three of them. Tamara Fuentes, Seventeen, "Kiernan Shipka Just Revealed Which of the "Chilling Adventures of Sabrina" Guys is a Better Kisser," 18 June 2019 Her professional target is neutrinos — the elusive air-kissers of the subatomic world, blowing past ordinary matter with only the faintest of effects. Quanta Magazine, "Janet Conrad, Seeker of Neutrinos and Other Curiosities," 21 Aug. 2017 Pets can enter into categories like best kisser, highest jump, best costume, most unusual and best trick. Annie Alleman,, "Batavia Windmill City Fest continues to add free family fun," 5 July 2018 But the event was available on pay-per-view, and the fights generated buzz on social media thanks to the likes of the knuckle-kisser and his bare-knuckled buddies. Josh Peter, USA TODAY, "Fight club: Legalized bare-knuckle boxing may be next big show in ring," 4 June 2018 Later in the series, Stephenson decided to give James a love tap in the kisser. Sean Smyth,, "Brad Marchand isn’t the only athlete who’s found weird ways to psych out opponents," 6 May 2018 However, DeGeneres’ most compelling query for the 27-year-old actor revolved around whether Liam Hemsworth or Bradley Cooper is a better kisser. Megan Mccluskey, Time, "Jennifer Lawrence Settles the Age-Old Debate of Whether Liam Hemsworth or Bradley Cooper Is a Better Kisser," 2 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of kisser

1537, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of kisser

: a person who kisses


kiss·​er | \ ˈki-sər How to pronounce kisser (audio) \

Kids Definition of kisser

1 : a person who kisses
2 : a person's face … Dana's mother had popped him in the kisser.— Carl Hiaasen, Hoot

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