Definitions for: Buss


[n] the act of caressing with the lips (or an instance thereof)
[v] 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"



Webster (1913) Definition: Buss, n. [OE. basse, fr. L. basium; cf. G. bus (Luther),
Prov. G. busserl, dim. of bus kiss, bussen to kiss, Sw. puss
kiss, pussa to kiss, W. & Gael. bus lip, mouth.]
A kiss; a rude or playful kiss; a smack. --Shak.


Buss (b[u^]s), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bussed (b[u^]st); p.
pr. & vb. n. Bussing.]
To kiss; esp. to kiss with a smack, or rudely. ``Nor bussed
the milking maid.'' --Tennyson.

Kissing and bussing differ both in this, We buss our
wantons, but our wives we kiss. --Herrick.


Buss, n. [Cf. OF. busse, Pr. bus, LL. bussa, busa, G.
b["u]se, D. buis.] (Naut.)
A small strong vessel with two masts and two cabins; -- used
in the herring fishery.

The Dutch whalers and herring busses. --Macaulay.

Synonyms: kiss, kiss, osculate, osculation

See Also: deep kiss, French kiss, peck, smack, smack, smooch, soul kiss, touch, touch, touching

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