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Synonyms for kiss

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. kiss

    To caress is less than to embrace; more dignified and less familiar than to fondle. A visitor caresses a friend's child; a mother fondles her babe. Fondling is always by touch; caressing may be also by words, or other tender and pleasing attentions.

    See synonyms for AFFRONT.

    caress, coddle, court, embrace, flatter, fondle, pamper, pet

    Caressed by or with the hand; caressed by admirers, at court.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. kiss, buss, osculationnoun

    the act of caressing with the lips (or an instance thereof)

    buss, osculation, candy kiss

  2. kissnoun

    a cookie made of egg whites and sugar

    buss, osculation, candy kiss

  3. kiss, candy kissnoun

    any of several bite-sized candies

    buss, osculation, candy kiss

  4. kissverb

    a light glancing touch

    "there was a brief kiss of their hands in passing"

    buss, osculation, candy kiss

  5. snog, kiss, buss, osculateverb

    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"

    buss, snog, osculate

  6. kissverb

    touch lightly or gently

    "the blossoms were kissed by the soft rain"

    buss, snog, osculate

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. kissverb

    salute, greet with a kiss

  2. kissnoun


Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. kissnoun

    osculation, buss, smack, pax (kiss of peace)

  2. kissverb


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  1. Pat Boone:

    The Associated Press, Hollywood Reporter, Variety — they all ran with the headline, ‘Pat Boone refuses to kiss leading lady,’ and they assumed for religious reasons, and it wasn’t! I just wanted to stay married. And my wife gave me permission. I know it sounds naive now, but she said, ‘I can live with it if you kiss Shirley Jones, but just don’t try to enjoy it.'.

  2. Pinkett Smith:

    It was a kiss on the lips, no tongue kiss, no making out, i don't think he's wrong either because I allowed Pinkett Smith to be in that position.

  3. Kelly Perry:

    He gave it a hug, gave it a kiss.

  4. Ben Johnson:

    Drink to me only with thine eyes, And I will pledge with mine Or leave a kiss but in the cup And I'll not look for wine.

  5. Johhny Depp:

    That moment, was, it was, it felt like something, it felt like something I should not be feeling, i think there was something in the kiss in the shower that was real.

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