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1 kiss /ˈkɪs/ verb
kisses; kissed; kissing
1 kiss
/ˈkɪs/
verb
kisses; kissed; kissing
Learner's definition of KISS
: to touch (someone) with your lips as a greeting or as a way of showing love or sexual attraction
[+ object]
[no object]
[+ object] : to touch (something) with your lips
[+ object] : to touch (something) gently or lightly

kiss and make up

informal
: to become friendly again after a fight or disagreement

kiss and tell

: to tell people about the private details of your romantic relationships

kiss ass

US, informal + impolite
or kiss someone's ass or British kiss someone's arse : to be nice to people in order to make them like you or give something to you
kiss my ass used to show that you are angry at someone

kiss off

[phrasal verb] informal
impolite used in angry speech to tell someone to leave and stop bothering you
kiss (someone or something) off or kiss off (someone or something) : to reject or ignore (someone or something) in a casual or careless way
kiss (something) off or kiss off (something) : to accept the fact that you have lost or will never get (something)
see also kiss-off

kiss (something) goodbye

informal
: to accept the fact that you have lost or will never get something

kiss up to

[phrasal verb]
kiss up to (someone) US, informal + disapproving
: to try to make (someone) like you

— kissable

/ˈkɪsəbəl/ adjective [more kissable; most kissable]
2 kiss /ˈkɪs/ noun
plural kisses
2 kiss
/ˈkɪs/
noun
plural kisses
Learner's definition of KISS
[count]
: the act of kissing someone or something
see also french kiss

blow (someone) a kiss

: to kiss the palm of your hand, put your hand flat in front of your mouth, and then blow on it toward (someone)

throw (someone) a kiss

: to kiss the palm of your hand and move your hand quickly away from your mouth in a waving motion toward (someone)
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