steal a kiss


: to kiss someone in a quick and sudden way
She stole a kiss (from him) and ran away.

Examples of steal a kiss in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Abby and Harper sneak between each other's bedrooms to steal a kiss or intimate conversation, and panic whenever Harper's parents knock on the door. Patrick Ryan, USA TODAY, 25 Nov. 2020 Maggie goes to visit Thomas at his house, perhaps expecting to finally steal a kiss. Maureen Lee Lenker,, 23 Nov. 2020 Shakespeare captured the concept in Henry V when the young king is wooing a French princess, trying to steal a kiss that her customs preclude. Todd J. Gillman, Dallas News, 28 Aug. 2020

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“Steal a kiss.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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