Thesaurus

osculate

verb

Synonyms of osculate

as in smack, French-kiss

Synonyms & Near Synonyms for osculate

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About osculate

Time Traveler for osculate

Time Traveler

The first known use of osculate was circa 1656

See more words from the same year

Listen to Our Podcast About osculate

Thesaurus Entries Near osculate

oscillations

osculate

osculated

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Osculate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/osculate. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name That Food

  • a-light
  • Name these cookies!
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!