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buss

 (bŭs)
tr. & intr.v. bussed, buss·ing, buss·es
To kiss.
n.
A kiss.

[Possibly blend of obsolete bass (akin to French baiser) and obsolete cuss (akin to Middle English kissen, to kiss; see kiss), or from Scottish Gaelic bus, lips, mouth; see puss2.]

buss

(bʌs)
n, vb
an archaic or dialect word for kiss
[C16: probably of imitative origin; compare French baiser, German dialect Bussi little kiss]

Buss

(bʌs)
n
(Biography) Frances Mary. 1827–94, British educationalist; a pioneer of secondary education for girls, who campaigned for women's admission to university

kiss

(kɪs)
v.t.
1. to touch or press with the lips slightly pursed in token of affection, greeting, reverence, etc.
2. to touch gently or lightly: The breeze kissed her face.
3. to put, bring, take, or express by kissing: She kissed the baby's tears away. They kissed each other good-bye.
4. (of a billiard ball) to make slight contact with or brush (another ball).
v.i.
5. to join lips, as in affection, love, or passion; touch or caress one another with the lips.
6. to touch lightly or gently.
7. kiss off, Slang. to reject or dismiss bluntly or coarsely.
8. kiss up, Slang. to be sycophantic.
n.
9. an act or instance of kissing.
10. a slight touch or contact.
11. a small baked meringue.
12. a small, sometimes conical, bite-size chocolate candy.
Idioms:
kiss ass, Vulgar Slang. to be sycophantic; fawn.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English cyssan (c. Old High German chussen, Old Norse kyssa), derivative of Old English coss a kiss, c. Old Saxon cos, kus, Old High German chus, Old Norse koss]
kiss′a•ble, adj.

buss


Past participle: bussed
Gerund: bussing

Imperative
buss
buss
Present
I buss
you buss
he/she/it busses
we buss
you buss
they buss
Preterite
I bussed
you bussed
he/she/it bussed
we bussed
you bussed
they bussed
Present Continuous
I am bussing
you are bussing
he/she/it is bussing
we are bussing
you are bussing
they are bussing
Present Perfect
I have bussed
you have bussed
he/she/it has bussed
we have bussed
you have bussed
they have bussed
Past Continuous
I was bussing
you were bussing
he/she/it was bussing
we were bussing
you were bussing
they were bussing
Past Perfect
I had bussed
you had bussed
he/she/it had bussed
we had bussed
you had bussed
they had bussed
Future
I will buss
you will buss
he/she/it will buss
we will buss
you will buss
they will buss
Future Perfect
I will have bussed
you will have bussed
he/she/it will have bussed
we will have bussed
you will have bussed
they will have bussed
Future Continuous
I will be bussing
you will be bussing
he/she/it will be bussing
we will be bussing
you will be bussing
they will be bussing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bussing
you have been bussing
he/she/it has been bussing
we have been bussing
you have been bussing
they have been bussing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bussing
you will have been bussing
he/she/it will have been bussing
we will have been bussing
you will have been bussing
they will have been bussing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bussing
you had been bussing
he/she/it had been bussing
we had been bussing
you had been bussing
they had been bussing
Conditional
I would buss
you would buss
he/she/it would buss
we would buss
you would buss
they would buss
Past Conditional
I would have bussed
you would have bussed
he/she/it would have bussed
we would have bussed
you would have bussed
they would have bussed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.buss - the act of caressing with the lips (or an instance thereof)buss - the act of caressing with the lips (or an instance thereof)
touching, touch - the act of putting two things together with no space between them; "at his touch the room filled with lights"
smooch, smack - an enthusiastic kiss
deep kiss, French kiss, soul kiss - an openmouthed kiss in which your tongue is inserted into the other's mouth
Verb1.buss - 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"
touch - make physical contact with, come in contact with; "Touch the stone for good luck"; "She never touched her husband"
peck, smack - kiss lightly

buss

verb
To touch or caress with the lips, especially as a sign of passion or affection:
Informal: peck.
Slang: smooch.
noun
The act or an instance of kissing:
Informal: peck.
Slang: smooch.
Translations
References in classic literature ?
He sold more meat for one penny than we could sell for three; and he gave extra weight to whatsoever lass would buss him.
Here he gave Jones a hearty buss, shook him by the hand, and took his leave.
The difference between the original govino and the new, dishwasher-safe version is imperceptible, Buss said.
As a flag officer, Buss has twice served on the CNO's staff, as well as serving 14 months in Baghdad, Iraq, as director, Strategy/Plans/Assessments (J-5).
Buss & Allan and The Durst Organization," said John Mongello, director of building services for The Durst Organization.
Buss had been hospitalized much of the past 18 months and had not been to a Lakers game this season.
Buss died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after being hospitalized for cancer, but the immediate cause of death was kidney failure, according to the team.
Minister Tsvetkov explained also that the idea about the government organizing tenders for buss lines between communities with a population over 30 000 has also been rejected.
At the heart of the line is a Buss quantec 110 EV Kneader with a shaft diameter of 110 mm and a processing length fifteen times the size of this diameter.
The Lakers have won nine NBA championships and 16 Western Conference titles since Buss purchased the team in June 1979.
I was always looking at hitting the 500 mark so to go 17 miles further is brilliant," the Telegraph quoted Buss as saying.