Definitions for: Kiss


[n] a light glancing touch; "there was a brief kiss of their hands in passing"
[n] the act of caressing with the lips (or an instance thereof)
[n] any of several bite-sized candies
[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"
[v] touch lightly or gently; "the blossoms were kissed by the soft rain"



Webster (1913) Definition: Kiss, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Kissed;p. pr. & vb. n.
Kissing.] [OE. kissen, cussen, AS. cyssan, fr. coss a kiss;
of uncertain origin; akin to D. kus, G. kuss, Icel. koss.]
1. To salute with the lips, as a mark of affection,
reverence, submission, forgiveness, etc.

He . . . kissed her lips with such a clamorous
smack, That at the parting all the church echoed.
--Shak.

2. To touch gently, as if fondly or caressingly.

When the sweet wind did gently kiss the trees.
--Shak.


Kiss, v. i.
1. To make or give salutation with the lips in token of love,
respect, etc.; as, kiss and make friends.

2. To meet; to come in contact; to touch fondly.

Like fire and powder, Which as they kiss consume.
--Shak.

Rose, rose and clematis, Trail and twine and clasp
and kiss. --Tennyson.

Kissing comfit, a perfumed sugarplum to sweeten the breath.
[Obs or Prov. End.] --Shak.


Kiss, n. [OE. kiss, derived under the influence of the
verb from the older form coss, AS. coss. See Kiss, v.]
1. A salutation with the lips, as a token of affection,
respect, etc.; as, a parting kiss; a kiss of
reconciliation.

Last with a kiss, she took a long farewell.
--Dryden.

Dear as remembered kisses after death. --Tennyson.

2. A small piece of confectionery.

Synonyms: buss, buss, osculate, osculation

See Also: candy, candy kiss, chocolate kiss, deep kiss, French kiss, meringue kiss, molasses kiss, peck, smack, smack, smooch, soul kiss, touch, touch, touching

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