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Definitions of kiss

  1. touch with the lips or press the lips ( against someone's mouth or other body part) as an expression of love, greeting, etc.; " The newly married couple kissed"; " She kissed her grandfather on the forehead when she entered the room"
  2. the act of caressing with the lips ( or an instance thereof)
  3. touch lightly or gently; " the blossoms were kissed by the soft rain"
  4. a light glancing touch; " there was a brief kiss of their hands in passing"
  5. any of several bite- sized candies
  6. a cookie made of egg whites and sugar
  7. To salute with the lips, as a mark of affection, reverence, submission, forgiveness, etc.
  8. To touch gently, as if fondly or caressingly.
  9. To make or give salutation with the lips in token of love, respect, etc.; as, kiss and make friends.
  10. To meet; to come in contact; to touch fondly.
  11. A salutation with the lips, as a token of affection, respect, etc.; as, a parting kiss; a kiss of reconciliation.
  12. A small piece of confectionery.
  13. A salute or caress with the lips; a slight touch.
  14. To salute with the lips; touch slightly.
  15. To salute each other with the lips.
  16. To salute by touching with the lips: to treat with fondness: to touch gently.
  17. To salute with the lips.
  18. A salute with the lips.
  19. KISSER.
  20. A salute by touching with the lips.
  21. To salute or caress by touching with the lips.
  22. To touch with the lips in salutation.
  23. To salute mutually with the lips; touch gently; meet.
  24. An affectionate salutation by contact of the lips; a gentle touch.
  25. A salute given with the lips; a confection.
  26. To salute with the lips; to treat with fondness; to caress; to touch gently.
  27. To salute with the lips; to touch with the lips.
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Usage examples for kiss

  1. I wish you would kiss me- just once! – Love Stories by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  2. I was almost sure of it when you took leave of me at the window, and tried to kiss my hand, and were just about to say something which I knew I ought not to stay and hear. – The House of Martha by Frank R. Stockton
  3. And then you know," she said, looking up into his face, " you can kiss me right away. – The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope
  4. Did you never kiss a girl yourself? – Love Eternal by H. Rider Haggard
  5. You need not be afraid to kiss me and to love me now- you need not be afraid to call me your wife- you need not be ashamed of me any longer. – Wife in Name Only by Charlotte M. Braeme (Bertha M. Clay)
  6. I'd like to kiss you too, if you don't mind. – Harding's luck by E. [Edith] Nesbit
  7. All the old men told me I looked like you, and most of them tried to kiss me when they got me alone." – Kildares of Storm by Eleanor Mercein Kelly
  8. " A dozen times, if you like," said he, giving her the only husband's kiss she had ever received. – 'Lena Rivers by Mary J. Holmes
  9. I may kiss your hand? – One of Our Conquerors, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  10. You know he wasn't one to kiss much. – The Awakening of Helena Richie by Margaret Deland
  11. He bent once more to kiss her. – The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories by Ethel M. Dell
  12. William, she said, take me in your arms and kiss me. – Cousin Henry by Anthony Trollope
  13. Was I to run up and kiss her, and hear her say, 'Oh, I'm so pleased! – Aylwin by Theodore Watts-Dunton
  14. I want to kiss you, too. – King Arthur's Socks and Other Village Plays by Floyd Dell
  15. Oh, mamma, kiss me. – Lady Anna by Anthony Trollope
  16. " One kiss more- until to- morrow, our wedding- day," he said. – The Man Who Rose Again by Joseph Hocking
  17. Von Klausen kissed her again: the long, long kiss of youth and love. – Running Sands by Reginald Wright Kauffman
  18. Oh, father, kiss me just once more. – A Daughter of the Union by Lucy Foster Madison
  19. The little girl was held up by Jake, who made her kiss her mother. – The Cromptons by Mary J. Holmes
  20. I suppose I couldn't kiss you here? – Carnival by Compton Mackenzie
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