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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)

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.

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 ...."