Definition of "kiss" []

  • To touch or caress with the lips as an expression of affection, greeting, respect, or amorousness. (verb-transitive)
  • To touch lightly or gently: flowers that were kissed by dew. (verb-transitive)
  • To strike lightly; brush against: barely kissed the other car with the bumper. (verb-transitive)
  • To engage in mutual touching or caressing with the lips. (verb-intransitive)
  • To come into light contact. (verb-intransitive)
  • To touch with the lips or press the lips against as an expression of love, greeting, respect, etc (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To join lips with another person in an act of love or desire (verb)
  • To touch (each other) lightly (verb)
  • (of balls) to touch (each other) lightly while moving (verb)
  • The act of kissing; a caress with the lips (noun)
  • A light touch (noun)
  • A small light sweet or cake, such as one made chiefly of egg white and sugar (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "kiss" in a sentence
  • "Hi helen, *air kiss, air kiss*, you're such a sweetie!"
  • "Shout out to Pessoa, Richard Bey and FingaFengh for the stimulating feedbacks. * kiss kiss*"
  • "He only knew he wanted to kiss her -- _kiss_ her ...."