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kiss

 (kĭs)
v. kissed, kiss·ing, kiss·es
v.tr.
1. To touch or caress with the lips as an expression of affection, greeting, respect, or amorousness.
2. To touch lightly or gently: flowers that were kissed by dew.
3. To strike lightly; brush against: barely kissed the other car with the bumper.
v.intr.
1. To engage in mutual touching or caressing with the lips.
2. To come into light contact.
n.
1. A caress or touch with the lips.
2. A slight or gentle touch.
3. A small piece of candy, especially of chocolate.
4. A drop cookie made of egg whites and sugar.
Phrasal Verbs:
kiss off Slang
1. To dismiss or reject.
2. To be forced to give up or regard as lost: He can kiss off that promotion.
3. To leave or disappear from notice: got bad press by telling the reporters to kiss off.
kiss up Slang
To behave obsequiously; fawn.
Idioms:
kiss ass Vulgar Slang
To act submissively or obsequiously in order to gain favor.
kiss goodbye
Informal To be forced to regard as lost, ruined, or hopeless: She can kiss her vacation plans goodbye.

[Middle English kissen, from Old English cyssan.]

kiss′a·ble adj.

kiss

(kɪs)
vb
1. (tr) to touch with the lips or press the lips against as an expression of love, greeting, respect, etc
2. (intr) to join lips with another person in an act of love or desire
3. to touch (each other) lightly: their hands kissed.
4. (Billiards & Snooker) billiards (of balls) to touch (each other) lightly while moving
n
5. the act of kissing; a caress with the lips.
6. a light touch
7. (Cookery) a small light sweet or cake, such as one made chiefly of egg white and sugar: coffee kisses.
[Old English cyssan, from coss; compare Old High German kussen, Old Norse kyssa]
ˈkissable adj

KISS

abbreviation for
(Telecommunications) keep it simple, stupid

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.

kiss


Past participle: kissed
Gerund: kissing

Imperative
kiss
kiss
Present
I kiss
you kiss
he/she/it kisses
we kiss
you kiss
they kiss
Preterite
I kissed
you kissed
he/she/it kissed
we kissed
you kissed
they kissed
Present Continuous
I am kissing
you are kissing
he/she/it is kissing
we are kissing
you are kissing
they are kissing
Present Perfect
I have kissed
you have kissed
he/she/it has kissed
we have kissed
you have kissed
they have kissed
Past Continuous
I was kissing
you were kissing
he/she/it was kissing
we were kissing
you were kissing
they were kissing
Past Perfect
I had kissed
you had kissed
he/she/it had kissed
we had kissed
you had kissed
they had kissed
Future
I will kiss
you will kiss
he/she/it will kiss
we will kiss
you will kiss
they will kiss
Future Perfect
I will have kissed
you will have kissed
he/she/it will have kissed
we will have kissed
you will have kissed
they will have kissed
Future Continuous
I will be kissing
you will be kissing
he/she/it will be kissing
we will be kissing
you will be kissing
they will be kissing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been kissing
you have been kissing
he/she/it has been kissing
we have been kissing
you have been kissing
they have been kissing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been kissing
you will have been kissing
he/she/it will have been kissing
we will have been kissing
you will have been kissing
they will have been kissing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been kissing
you had been kissing
he/she/it had been kissing
we had been kissing
you had been kissing
they had been kissing
Conditional
I would kiss
you would kiss
he/she/it would kiss
we would kiss
you would kiss
they would kiss
Past Conditional
I would have kissed
you would have kissed
he/she/it would have kissed
we would have kissed
you would have kissed
they would have kissed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kiss - the act of caressing with the lips (or an instance thereof)kiss - 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
2.kiss - a cookie made of egg whites and sugar
cookie, cooky, biscuit - any of various small flat sweet cakes (`biscuit' is the British term)
3.kiss - any of several bite-sized candies
candy, confect - a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts
molasses kiss - a candy kiss that resembles toffee
meringue kiss - a kiss made of sugar and egg white and baked slowly
chocolate kiss - a kiss that consists of a conical bite-sized piece of chocolate
Scotch kiss - butterscotch candy kiss
4.kiss - a light glancing touch; "there was a brief kiss of their hands in passing"
touching, touch - the act of putting two things together with no space between them; "at his touch the room filled with lights"
Verb1.kiss - 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
2.kiss - touch lightly or gently; "the blossoms were kissed by the soft rain"
touch - make physical contact with, come in contact with; "Touch the stone for good luck"; "She never touched her husband"

kiss

verb
1. osculate, peck (informal), snog (Brit. slang), neck (informal), smooch (informal), canoodle (slang), x (S.M.S.) She kissed me hard on the mouth
2. brush, touch, shave, scrape, graze, caress, glance off, stroke The wheels of the aircraft kissed the runway.
noun
1. snog, smacker (slang), peck (informal) (Brit. slang), smooch (informal), French kiss, osculation, x (S.M.S.) I put my arms around her and gave her a kiss.
Related words
adjective oscular
Quotations
"You must not kiss and tell" [William Congreve Love for Love]
"When women kiss it always reminds one of prize-fighters shaking hands" [H.L. Mencken A Mencken Chrestomathy]
"The kiss originated when the first male reptile licked the first female reptile, implying in a subtle, complimentary way that she was as succulent as the small reptile he had for dinner the night before" [F. Scott Fitzgerald The Crack-Up]
"You must remember this, a kiss is still a kiss,"
"A sigh is just a sigh;"
"The fundamental things apply,"
"As time goes by" [Herman Hupfeld As Time Goes By]

kiss

verb
1. To touch or caress with the lips, especially as a sign of passion or affection:
Informal: peck.
Slang: smooch.
2. To make light and momentary contact with, as in passing:
noun
The act or an instance of kissing:
Informal: peck.
Slang: smooch.
Translations
تَقْبيلقُبْلَةٌيُقَبِّلُيُقَبِّل
polibeklíbat (se)
kyskysse
kiso
suukkosuudellasuudelmapusu
चुम्बन
poljubacpoljubitiljubiti
csókcsókol
ciumciuman
kosskyssa
キスキスする口付け接吻
키스키스하다
basiarebasiumosculumsuavium
bučiuotisdirbtinis kvėpavimas per burnąbučinysbučiuoti
skūpstītskūpstītiesskūpsts
pupapupicsărutsăruta
pobozkať
poljubpoljubiti
pusspussaskyss
การจูบจูบ
öpmeköpücüköpüşmeköpme
hônnụ hôn

kiss

[kɪs]
A. Nbeso m; (= light touch) → roce m
to blow sb a kisstirar un beso a algn, dar un beso volado a algn
the kiss of death (fig) → el golpe de gracia
to give sb a kissdar un beso a algn
the kiss of life (Brit) (= artificial respiration) → respiración f boca a boca (fig) → nueva vida f, nuevas fuerzas fpl
B. VTbesar
to kiss sb's cheek/handbesar a algn en la mejilla/besar la mano a algn
to kiss sb goodbye/goodnightdar un beso de despedida/de buenas noches a algn
to kiss away sb's tearsenjugar las lágrimas a algn con besos
to kiss ass (esp US) → lamer culos
to kiss sb's ass (esp US) → lamer el culo a algn, hacer la pelota a algn
kiss my ass! (esp US) → ¡vete a la mierda!, ¡vete al carajo! (esp LAm)
C. VIbesarse
they kissedse besaron, se dieron un beso
to kiss and make uphacer las paces
D. CPD kiss curl N (Brit) → caracol m

kiss

[ˈkɪs]
nbaiser m
a passionate kiss → un baiser passionné
to give sb a kiss → donner un baiser à qn
Give me a kiss → Donne-moi un baiser.
to blow sb a kiss → envoyer des baisers à qn
vtembrasser
He kissed her passionately → Il l'a embrassée passionnément.
to kiss sb on both cheeks → embrasser qn sur les deux joues
to kiss each other → s'embrasser
to kiss sb goodbye → embrasser qn pour lui dire au revoir
to kiss sb goodnight → embrasser qn pour lui souhaiter bonne nuit
to kiss sth goodbye → dire adieu à qch
vis'embrasser
They kissed → Ils se sont embrassés.

kiss

nKuss m; kiss of lifeMund-zu-Mund-Beatmung f; that will be the kiss of death for themdas wird ihnen den Todesstoß versetzen
vtküssen; (fig: = touch gently) → sanft berühren; to kiss somebody’s cheekjdn auf die Wange küssen; to kiss somebody’s handjdm die Hand küssen; woman’s hand (in greeting) → jdm einen Handkuss geben; they kissed each othersie gaben sich einen Kuss, sie küssten sich; to kiss somebody backjds Kuss (acc)erwidern, jdn wiederküssen; to kiss somebody good night/goodbyejdm einen Gutenachtkuss/Abschiedskuss geben; to kiss something goodbye (fig inf)sich (dat)etw abschminken (inf); come here and I’ll kiss it betterkomm her, ich werde mal blasen, dann tuts nicht mehr weh
viküssen; (= kiss each other)sich küssen; to kiss and make upsich mit einem Kuss versöhnen; to kiss and tell Informationen über eine Affäre an die Medien verkaufen

kiss

[kɪs]
1. vtbaciare
to kiss sb goodbye → congedarsi da qn con un bacio
to kiss sb goodnight → dare a qn il bacio della buonanotte
to kiss sb's hand → baciare la mano a qn
2. vi to kiss (each other)baciarsi
3. nbacio

kiss

(kis) verb
to touch with the lips as a sign of affection. She kissed him when he arrived home; The child kissed his parents goodnight; The film ended with a shot of the lovers kissing.
noun
an act of kissing. He gave her a kiss.
kiss of life
a mouth-to-mouth method of restoring breathing.

kiss

قُبْلَةٌ, يُقَبِّلُ líbat (se), polibek kys, kysse Kuss, küssen φιλί, φιλώ besar, beso suudella, suukko baiser, embrasser poljubac, poljubiti baciare, bacio キス, キスする 키스, 키스하다 kus, kussen kyss, kysse pocałować, pocałunek beijar, beijo поцелуй, целовать puss, pussas การจูบ, จูบ öpmek, öpücük hôn, nụ hôn 接吻

kiss

n beso; vt besar
References in classic literature ?
I used to be so frightened when it was my turn to sit in the chair with the crown on, and see you all come marching round to give the presents, with a kiss.
The other, a black-haired boy with large ears, said nothing at all but always managed to get her into the darkness, where he began to kiss her.
But you saved my life, Senor," he said to Tom, dropping on one knee and trying to kiss Tom's hand, which our hero avoided.
On the back porch he tried to kiss her, and when she protested-- because he was going to be married on Monday--he caught her and kissed her until she got one hand free and slapped him.
we'll treat Sister Janet better than that, my dear," he laughed, as he prepared to kiss her good-by.
After a long and burning kiss, she arose, and with features of the hue of death, but without even a tear in her feverish eye, she turned away, and added, to the savage, with all her former elevation of manner: "Now, sir, if it be your pleasure, I will follow.
That son of hers has broken her heart, tramped on her, cheated her; hasn't left her a cent; and she comes to me for a pass, so she can kiss him through the bars
HE doesn't kiss my hand like anything," she added, as if in abstract reflection.
At such moments, Hepzibah would fling out her arms, and infold Phoebe in them, and kiss her cheek as tenderly as ever her mother had; she appeared to do so by an inevitable impulse, and as if her bosom were oppressed with tenderness, of which she must needs pour out a little, in order to gain breathing-room.
So, Mopo," said the soldier; "but to get other wives and have more children born to you, you must live yourself, for no children are born to the dead, and I think that Chaka has an assegai which you shall kiss.
It has been said by them of old time, and our fathers have told us, that the kiss of first love, the first kiss of the first woman we love, is beyond all kisses sweet; and true it is.
And she tried to kiss Jip too; but he ran away and hid inside the ship.