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.

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

When the sweet wind did gently kiss the trees.

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.

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

Last with a kiss, she took a long farewell.

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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